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Saying ‘I’m Sorry’ is Just the Beginning

Posted on March 1st, 2007

The legislature of Virginia is to be applauded for passing a resolution expressing its profound regret for slavery and for the exploitation of native people. As far as I know, my home state is the first state to do this. It is a courageous step: it names the wrongs in some detail, expresses regrets and looks to a better future.

But regret is only the beginning. We in Virginia

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