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100 Facts On Reparations For Native Black Americans

100 Facts On Reparations For Native Black Americans


80. The largest slaveholding states have yet to apologize for slavery

Nine of the 18 states with slave populations before the Civil War have issued official apologies. But the largest slaveholding states have yet to apologize. It’s essential that Congress officially apologizes for slavery before the U.S. can think about reparations, say lawyers and political consultants Mark Medish and Daniel Lucich.

States that have officially apologized for slavery include Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Alabama, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee and Connecticut.

No-apology states include Mississippi, Kentucky, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, South Carolina, and Texas.


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