Free At Last? The Senate Apologizes for Slavery

Friday, June 19, 2009

150 years after the Civil War, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to apologize for the nation's ignominious history of slavery. The resolution passed unanimously. But who does the resolution really help: African Americans—or senators? For his thoughts on this late apology, we turn to a friend of The Takeaway, David Wall Rice, an assistant professor of psychology at Morehouse College.

Guests:

David Wall Rice

Hosted by:

Katherine Lanpher

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