>Obama: no to reparations

>From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama opposes offering reparations to the descendants of slaves, putting him at odds with some black groups and leaders. The man with a serious chance to become the nation’s first black president argues that government should instead combat the legacy of slavery by improving schools, health care […]

>GOP trading slavery reparations for affirmative action?

>I read this opinion piece from TheRoot.com. It basically recounts the reaction from bloggers and pundits on the idea that Republicans, whose anti-immigrant wing of the Party are driving Hispanics to the Democratic Party, may be willing to support slave reparations in exchange of giving up affirmative action. The argument originates from Bruce Bartlett, a […]

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