Petition · U.S. House of Representatives: Pass H.R. 40 Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act · Change.org

https://www.change.org/p/u-s-house-of-representatives-pass-h-r-40-commission-to-study-reparation-proposals-for-african-americans-act?recruiter=276746051&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=autopublish&utm_term=des-lg-share_petition-reason_msg&fb_ref=Default

Over 4 million Africans and their descendants were enslaved in the United States and its colonies from 1619 to 1865, and as a result, the United States was able to begin its grand place as the most prosperous country in the free world.

It is un-controverted that African slaves were not compensated for their labor. More unclear however, is what the effects and remnants of this relationship have had on African-Americans and our nation from the time of emancipation through today.

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