House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On American Slavery Reparations

House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On American Slavery Reparations
In This Photo: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates testifies during a hearing on slavery reparations held by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties on June 19, 2019 in Washington, DC. The subcommittee debated the H.R. 40 bill, which proposes a commission be formed to study and develop reparation proposals for African-Americans.
(June 18, 2019 - Source: Zach Gibson/Getty Images North America)