Democratic Senator Cory Booker will introduce a bill on reparations to descendants of slaves

The presidential candidate of the Democrats, Senator from new Jersey Cory Booker will introduce this week a bill on reparations for descendants of slaves. Bill Booker on the creation of a Commission to study and develop proposals for reparations for African Americans is as a Supplement to HR40, which was introduced earlier this year a member of the house of representatives Sheila Jackson Lee from Texas.

The politicians who supported the idea of reparations to descendants of slaves

In addition to Booker, the idea of reparations for slavery for African Americans, at least, partially supported already eight other presidential candidates from the Democratic party. Senators Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Kamala Harris of California, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Julian Castro, Pete Buttidzhich, Beto O’rourke, and Ms. Gabbard, Tulsi Andrew young touched on this topic and expressed support for the idea of reparations.

In an exclusive at-home interview with The Root, Presidential candidate Sen. @CoryBooker expresses his frustrations surrounding the 2020 reparations conversation and discusses leading a new Senate bill to study reparations.

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Himself Cory Booker commented on The Root its proposal as follows:

«Since the days of slavery in this country had an open policy based on white supremacy and racism that oppressed African Americans for many generations. The bill will help to eradicate racism and latent racial prejudice in our country. It will bring together the best minds to study the problem and offer solutions that will begin to correct the economic consequences of past mistakes and convince us that we are a country, asserting the dignity and humanity».

We’re in this together. #NANCONV2019

— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) April 8, 2019

Senator Cory Booker said that reparations, in his opinion, is not the only possible way to solve the problem. He stressed that the Commission needed to consider different ways to improve economic opportunities for African Americans. He expressed regret that the other candidates are the topic of reparations is used only in meetings with a black audience to create a favorable impression about yourself, but do not offer real solutions.