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Mitch McConnell says he and Obama are ‘both are the descendants of slave owners’ after report showed his family owned slaves
"You know, I find myself in the same position as President Obama ... we both oppose reparations and we both are the descendants of slave owners."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's ancestors owned at least 14 slaves in the 1800s. McConnell has been vocal in opposing reparations.
Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July
Nike pulled a "Betsy Ross flag"-themed shoe after the former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick called the design offensive.
Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony where he made the case for reparations for the descendants of slaves
Coates, who argued in favor of the legislation, helped ignite a national conversation about reparations with a 2014 essay in The Atlantic.
A New York teacher made black students take part in a mock slave auction, and acted out putting shackles on them, prosecutors say
The teacher singled out black students and pretended to auction them them off to their white classmates, the investigation found.
According the report, most of the victims who were coerced, sold, or trafficked were women and girls aged between 12-29.
Ancestry.com apologized for a commercial featuring what appears to be an enslaved black woman running away with a white man
Ancestry.com apologized for commercial that appeared to romanticize a relationship between a white man and an enslaved black woman.
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Georgetown students voted overwhelmingly to increase their own tuition to create a reparations fund for descendants of slaves the university sold in 1...
Students say the funds should benefit the estimated 4,000 living descendants of 272 slaves that Georgetown University sold in 1838.
Cory Booker introduced a Senate bill to research reparations, taking the lead on an increasingly important issue for 2020 Democrats
"This bill is a way of addressing head-on the persistence of racism, white supremacy, and implicit racial bias in our country."