Poll finds most Americans oppose reparations for slavery

Reparations Labor Union founder Anita Belle talks about slave reparations in Detroit. AP   DETROIT — Few Americans are in favor of giving reparations to descendants of enslaved black people in the United States, a poll shows, even as the idea has gained momentum among Democratic presidential contenders.

Sen. Tim Scott supports McConnell on not paying reparations for slavery

Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, the only African American Republican senator, told CNN on Wednesday that he agrees with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that reparations are not a “realistic path forward” because it’s just too complicated to figure out who to compensate.