TITLE

Should the government apologize for slavery?

PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Jet;07/14/97, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the debate over a resolution proposed in the United States House of Representatives calling for an official apology to blacks for the wrongs inflicted on them through slavery. The proposition of the resolution by Representative Tony Hall; The opposing reactions of blacks and whites; The opinions of various black leaders on the issue.
ACCESSION #
9707223843

 

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