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Revisiting reparations: Is it time for the US to pay its debt for the legacy of slavery?

Some 156 years after the end of the Civil War and the official abolition of slavery through the 13th Amendment, the idea of reparations is gaining currency in Washington.

On March 1, Cedric Richmond, a senior adviser to President Joe Biden, suggested the White House could “start acting nowon the issue.

  • Anne C. Bailey
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The comment comes just weeks after a House committee chaired by …

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