Although some may argue that an apology for slavery would open the door to racial reparations, legal precedent demonstrates that an apology for slavery would not trigger legal liability.
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We can all feel relieved there is an official acknowledgment that something terrible was done to black people. Yet the reality is way too much time has passed for this apology to really mean anything.
WASHINGTON — The Senate has unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for slavery and racial segregation and sent the measure to the House.
We continue our vain attempts to emotionally disappear 12 percent of our population and erase our national history -- and we do so with all the grace and dignity of John McCain's Britney-Paris TV spot.
WASHINGTON — The House on Tuesday issued an unprecedented apology to black Americans for the wrongs committed against them and their ancestors w...
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