This June, the House Judiciary Committee finally debated HR 40, which would form a commission to study the legacy of slavery on U.S. society — and how to make reparations for it.

Opponents of reparations, like Senator Mitch McConnell, argue it doesn’t make sense to address old grievances this way. But for those of us who support reparations, it’s not about ancient history. We’re looking for policy to address today’s divisions — and create a better future for the entire nation.

Read the full article at InsideSources.

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad is an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. Chuck Collins directs the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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