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President Joe Biden has come out against the passage of any Reparations Bill for Black people, unless that bill also includes provisions for Native Americans, MTO News has learned.
In 2019, U.S. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), re-introduced H.R. 40, which if enacted, would create a 15-member commission that would look at the impacts slavery and discriminatory policies have had on the Black community. The commission would then decide what remedies are necessary to make members of the Black community whole.
At this time the bill is waiting to be introduced to the House floor for a vote. If passed in Congress’s lower chamber, it would then need to be passed by the U.S. Senate and then signed into law by President Joe Biden.
Post source: MTO