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Page_white_text H40: To acknowledge the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to examine the institution of slavery, subsequently de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African-Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African-Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes    [0 comments]
Establishes the Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African Americans to examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies.
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WorldH40 at GovTrack BookH40 at the Library of Congress
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Michigan
http://www.house.gov/conyers

Co-Sponsors
Rep. Sanford Bishop [D, GA-2]
Rep. Robert Brady [D, PA-1]
Rep. Donna Christensen [D, VI-0]
Rep. William Clay [D, MO-1]
Rep. Steve Cohen [D, TN-9]
Rep. Elijah Cummings [D, MD-7]
Rep. Keith Ellison [D, MN-5]
Rep. Michael Honda [D, CA-15]
Rep. Jesse Jackson [D, IL-2]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D, TX-18]
Rep. Eddie Johnson [D, TX-30]
Rep. Carolyn Kilpatrick [D, MI-13]
Rep. Dennis Kucinich [D, OH-10]
Rep. Barbara Lee [D, CA-9]
Rep. John Lewis [D, GA-5]

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