Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made it clear that he is not for paying government reparations to the descendants of enslaved Africans.

“I don’t think reparations for something that happened 150 years ago, when none of us currently living are responsible, is a good idea,” the Republican said on June 18, a day ahead of a House hearing on the very topic. “We’ve tried to deal with our original sin of slavery by fighting a civil war, by passing landmark civil rights legislation. We’ve elected an African American president.”

However, a recent NBC report notes that …read more

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