Distracted White People Mistakenly Vote for Slavery Reparations

White Lawmakers in Texas Accidentally Vote for Reparations

Gawker reports that the Dallas County Commission mistakenly approved a bill standing for reparations, because they didn't actually read it

by #teamEBONY, June 19, 2014

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Distracted White People Mistakenly Vote for Slavery Reparations

Distracted White People Mistakenly Vote for Slavery Reparations

White lawmakers in Dallas County mistakenly vote for reparations.

Dallas County, population 2.5 million, now officially stands for "monetary and substantial reparations" for Black Americans' suffering, after the County Commission summarily approved a resolution by its only Black member that the White commissioners never bothered to read. The dramatic and apparently unintentional move came Tuesday, after Black commissioner John Wiley Price introduced a Juneteenth resolution celebrating the end of slavery in America.

 
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