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McConnell shredded for claiming he and Obama are slave descendants


The New Yorker’s Jelani Cobb notes how history is necessary to understanding the present, and American history involved the institutional rape of black women during slavery. He goes on to discuss how the United States can’t have a democracy “when the majority of the population is disenfranchised”, and how Mitch McConnell’s recent comments about reparations are “obscene."