Rep. Burgess Owens Denounces Reparations


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Rep. Burgess Owens, R-Utah, appears before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)
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Republican Congress member Burgess Owens (R-UT) rejected reparations during a Congressional hearing, sending a message to Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) during the session.

Rep. Owens went on to day “reparation is divisive. It speaks to the fact that we are a hapless, hopeless race and never did anything but wait for white people to show up and help us. It demeans my parent’s generation.”

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