Census docs uncover Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers owned 14 slaves — theGrio

By now, the world knows exactly how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell feels about the issue of reparations for slavery. The debate about paying the ancestors of enslaved Black Americans was sparked last month when House Democrats held hearings on the issue. McConnell made clear at the time that “none of us currently living are responsible” for what he called America’s “original sin.” https://thegrio.com/2019/07/09/mitch-mcconnell-great-great-grandfathers-owned-14-slaves/

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