2019-06-20 14:26:45

Reparations Are Not Just About Slavery But Also Centuries of Theft & Racial Terror

On the heels of Wednesday’s historic hearing on reparations, Democracy Now! speaks with renowned writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on the lasting legacy of American slavery, how the national dialogue about reparations has progressed in the past five years and his testimony in favor of H.R. 40, which took direct aim at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Coates says, “It is absolutely impossible to imagine America without enslavement.”

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