Biden Might Yet Eye Reparations For U.S. Slavery
President Biden issued both a statement and a proclamation to mark February as Black History Month. Neither text made reference to reparations for slavery, though Mr. Biden, during the presidential campaign, backed the idea of a federal commission to study the issue of compensating the descendants of slaves. That leaves an opening for Republicans, who have been missing in action on the reparations issue. House Resolution 40, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee's "Commission To Study and Develop...
Published:2/18/2021 2:53:50 AM