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Proposals for Reparations for African Americans [electronic resource] : A Brief Overview.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2008.
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Government document
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1 online resource (6 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Executive advisory bodies.
Forced labor.
Race discrimination.
Summary:
Discusses historical background and legislative proposals concerning reparations for the enslavement of African Americans, including H.R. 40, to establish a commission to study the institution of slavery and racial discrimination against African Americans and to recommend remedies to Congress; and H.Res. 194 to apologize for the enslavement of African Americans and their racial segregation. Reviews arguments for and against issuing reparations to African Americans.
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Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Proposals for Reparations for African Americans
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Restricted for use by site license.