Lonnie bunch, 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, joined CBS Face the Nation to discuss the importance of Juneteenth becoming a national holiday and the impact of the last year on Americans.
“This is really about helping a nation remember something it often doesn’t want to remember, and helping a nation to honor those people who were enslaved but they believed in an America that didn’t believe in them.”
Mayors of several major cities are calling for reparations for African-Americans. Eleven cities, including Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Denver, have formed an advisory committees that will develop a reparations pilot project.
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