This Apology Letter was Addressed to Blacks on June 18, 2009.
SCON 26 RFH
S. CON. RES. 26
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 18, 2009 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION Apologizing for the enslavement and racial segregation of African-Americans.
Whereas during the history of the Nation, the United States has grown into a symbol of democracy and freedom around the world;
Whereas the legacy of African-Americans is interwoven with the very fabric of the democracy and freedom of the United States;
Whereas millions of Africans and their descendants were enslaved in the United States and the 13 American colonies from 1619 through 1865;
Whereas Africans forced into slavery were…
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