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Lawmakers consider withholding housing funds from tribes that discriminate against descendants of enslaved people

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CNN
 2021-07-29
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(CNN) — House lawmakers are considering legislation that would withhold federal funds from tribal nations who discriminate against Freedmen, the descendants of people they once enslaved. The House Committee on Financial Services held a subcommittee hearing on Tuesday to discuss reauthorizing the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act...

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mooseplayer
07-29

everyone is a freedman then every single group of people at one time or another has been a slave. get over it already. most didnt have the privilage of selling eachother into slavery like africans did.

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Majority Jane
07-29

But it's okay for blacks to be racist. This countries administration better wake up . Only thinking black have racism against them. Blacks are just as racist to other races and don't think they aren't. And quit making anything the government does with only one race that is listed. It should be any race.Every race is sick of this racial assault on every race but blacks.

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Allen Hamewka
07-29

i believe all the freedmen are done gone. leave the indians alone. we took everything from them and gave them crumbs after mass genocide. if anyone deserves help from the federal government its them

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