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Despite several failed attempts to get Georgia to apologize for slavery, State Rep. Al Williams says is reviving the resolution this session because it is still a cause worth fighting for.

“We’re going to continue to make the effort,” Williams said. “It should have been done a long time ago. At some point, somebody has to step up.”

The issue died a bitter death in 2007 after legislative leaders cooled to the idea. Last year, the Georgia NAACP chapter sent a letter to Gov. Sonny Perdue renewing its request for him to reconsider a slavery apology.

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The proposal has faced an uphill battle from many who feel an apology would mean admitting responsibility for the wrongs of others. Williams said he has started trying to build a consensus for a more favorable outcome during February — which is Black History Month — and that he is willing to consider changing the language as other states have done and express “regret” for slavery.

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