CHARLESTON, SC – Beto O & Rourke was pressured to explain his indemnity plan if elected president, the day after he voiced his support for the reparation of black Americans for centuries of slavery would have.
Democrats kept to details and instead opted to postpone the question to a later date.
"I do not think the history lesson is random," O Rourke told reporters on Saturday after a journalist cut him off in the middle of the night. Answer. "I think it tells everyone, especially white America, that is the majority, that it understands history, in a democracy you will never come to a solution."
In April, O Rourke Rev. Al Sharpton said to his New York National Action Network Convention that he would "absolutely" support the formation of a Reparations Commission by a bill drafted by Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas , was reintroduced. He re-endorsed the proposal on Saturday as the "best way", progressing formally and legally.
"And only after you have done this," said the former Texas congressman, referring to the "national conversation" a commission would trigger, "that you can begin to quantify reparations and define to whom  O Rourke was in South Carolina for the Black Economic Alliance Presidential Forum, during which he unveiled a plan to boost economic opportunities for women and minorities Its framework includes the goal of founding more than 200,000 new small businesses owned by women and minorities after eight years by exposing sexism and racism in the credit markets by providing resources, emphasizing transparency and simplification He also threw the diversion of government orders in the amount of 1
The conversation about reparations resumed Friday night when O Rourke told Gullah Geechee Nation citizens of a slave-derived community. Because of their isolated coastal life, they were able to show aspects of their African heritage at a roundtable event in Beaufort, SC preserve.
"The answer is yes. We need to liberate this country from its founding by abducting peoples from West Africa and bringing them into bondage to literally build the prosperity of the United States, "he told the Associated Press. "But the way must be to learn and tell this American story with everyone. Then, I think, we define what reparations look like. "[Lee] Lee's move, HR 40, will be the subject of a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee this coming Wednesday, which will for the first time include legislation proposed by former deputy John Conyers in 1989