reparations

*Now this is a mistake that is probably going to make a lot of people smile.

Shame on you, I jokingly admonish.

But here’s what happened…

On Tuesday the Dallas County Commissioners Court voted in favor of giving African Americans reparations for slavery—but didn’t quite mean to do so, the Dallas Morning News reports.

The news site says the resolution, written by the only black commissioner in the county, John Wiley Price, went by another name, the “Juneteenth Resolution,” and the commissioners, several of them in fact, admitted they had not read up on it before they cast their vote.

Read more at EURThisNThat.