Legendary former pro-football running back Herschel Walker on Wednesday led conservative resistance to slavery reparations during a congressional hearing.
Walker, who played in the old USFL and NFL over 15 years, said reparations might require black Americans like himself to use genetics company 23andMe to calculate their pay by percentage of ancestry and he argued African Americans also were involved in the slave trade, which the US abolished in 1865.
Walker, who campaigned for former President Donald Trump last year, said that he opposes reparations for both practical and moral reasons.
“We use black power to create white guilt. My approach is biblical: how can I ask my Heavenly Father to forgive me if I can’t forgive my brother?” the former Dallas Cowboys star told a House Judiciary Committee subcommittee.
“America is the greatest country in the world for me, a melting pot of a lot of great races, a lot of great minds that have come together with