Biden backs reparations study, as House Dems push for commission

H.R. 40 so named as nod to ’40 acres and a mule’

By: - February 18, 2021 6:00 am

Kamm Howard, national co-chair for the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America, testified in support of H.R. 40 Wednesday, which would set up a reparations study committee (Screen shot from CSPAN.or)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.