U.S. House of Representatives apologizes for slavery, segregation

By Premier on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 with 0 comments

Can you belive that The nonbinding resolution, introduced by Rep. Steve Cohen, marks the first time a branch of the federal government has apologized for slavery.
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Apologies Have Been Offered Before

On the presidential campaign, Senator John McCain said last October that he would support a federal apology for slavery, although some critics note that he failed to support the bill when it was discussed in February of this year.

For his part, Senator Barack Obama has said he has little interest in an official government apology for slavery or reparations for descendants of slaves, according to the Associated Press.

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