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An apology at last, with an escape clause

Published 06/23/2009, The Jamestown Sun

What if Congress apologized for slavery and nobody cared? The Senate on Thursday followed the House in voting to apologize for slavery and the Jim Crow segregation that followed it. In other words, it only took almost 150 years and the election of an African American who is not descended from slavery to move Congress to apologize for slavery.

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