QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Reparations for African-Americans could have cut COVID-19 transmission and infection rates both among blacks and the population at large.”

Jackson Lee invoked the pandemic while advocating on the House floor for her bill to create a commission to investigate reparations for the descendants of U.S. slaves.

  • She cited a 2021 study by researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Lancet Commission on Reparations and Redistributive Justice.