It may be time for a U.S. Truth and Reconciliation Commission to deal with America’s legacy of slavery

“Refusing to recognize and engage with past injustices compounds the effect of that history and can even result in new injustices. Acknowledging such history can, if we choose, lead to a renewed effort for more Americans to address the legacy of slavery and racism that still runs deep in U.S. society.”

A truth and reconciliation committee for the United States