TITLE

Apologize for slavery

AUTHOR(S)
Marino, Gordon
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Commonweal;02/13/98, Vol. 125 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Presents the author's comment on the proposed public apology of President Bill Clinton regarding the slavery of African-Americans. Reactions some people on Clinton's proposed public apology; Benefits that Americans draw from slavery; Effects of slavery to African-Americans.
ACCESSION #
267403

 

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