Gov't Apologizes for Slavery & Jim CrowIn a historic move, the federal government apologized for slavery. The House of Representatives passed a resolution apologizing to blacks for slavery and the era of Jim Crow in a building built by slaves. Rep. Steve Cohen, a Democrat from Tennessee, drafted the resolution. Acknowledging the "injustice, cruelty, brutality and inhumanity of slavery and Jim Crow" the resolution states "the vestiges of Jim Crow continue to this day." Actions speak louder than words. "African-Americans continue to suffer from the consequences of slavery and Jim Crow -- long after both systems were formally abolished -- through enormous damage and loss, both tangible and intangible, including the loss of human dignity and liberty, the frustration of careers and professional lives, and the long-term loss of income and opportunity." I appreciate the apology but an apology is merely enough. I'll rejoice when we as a people are finally free!!!