In 2000, US House Representative Tony Hall proposes H.R. 356, a formal resolution to acknowledge and apologize for slavery.

Reference: Harper’s Magazine, November 2000, Does America Owe a Debt to the Descendants of its Slaves?,in Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations(ed. Raymond A. Winbush, PhD 2003) at p. 103; Jennifer Harvey, Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation(2014) at p. 103

Jon M. Van Dyke, Reparations for the Descendants of American Slaves Under International Law, in Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations(ed. Raymond A. Winbush, PhD 2003) at p. 60

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