Biden backs reparations study, as House Dems push for commission; Pa. Rep. Rabb says he’ll reintroduce his own bill

WASHINGTON, DC - In this 2019 photo, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates shakes hands with House Subcommittee Chairman Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) during a hearing on slavery reparations held by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. The subcommittee debated the H.R. 40 bill, which proposes a commission be formed to study and develop reparation proposals for African-Americans. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)