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On Juneteenth, Sheila Jackson Lee spearheads congressional hearing on reparations, calling them “long overdue”

The Houston Democrat's bill calls for a commission to “study and develop reparation proposals for African-Americans,” and consider a national apology by the government.

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, speaks as the House Judiciary Committee meets on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on May 8, 2019.

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