Reparations

Will America’s Universities Point The Way Towards Reparations For Slavery? | Forbes

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Georgetown University recently announced that it plans to raise around $400,000 a year to pay for reparations. They would go to the descendants of enslaved people who were exploited by Jesuit plantations and who were eventually sold to bring revenue to the university. A number of other universities, including Princeton Theological Seminary, have also announced plans for reparations. The moral […]
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Which black Americans should get reparations? | The Washington Post

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Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post ‘Dramatic Social Change Requires Imagination’ – Prof. William “Sandy” Darity. Featured Image URHAM, N.C. — He’s been one of academia’s leading authorities on American racial inequity for years, in high demand by Democratic presidential candidates who hope he’ll endorse their proposals to close the “racial wealth gap” — a term that his research helped popularize. […]
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Why Japanese-Americans received reparations and African-Americans are still waiting | The Conversation

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Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann, The Conversation Carvings and barbed wire illustrate the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial on Bainbridge Island, Wash. The site, designed by architect Johnpaul Jones, opened in 2011. (AP/Seattle Times/Jordan Stead). Featured Image June, the United States House of Representatives held a debate about reparations to African-Americans. One of the questions in this discussion is why Japanese-Americans […]
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What Canada and South Africa can teach the U.S. about slavery reparations | The Conversation

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Bonny Ibhawoh, The Conversation Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, left, and actor Danny Glover, right, testify about reparation for the descendants of slaves during a hearing before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Capitol Hill on June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Featured Image merica’s failure to understand, acknowledge and resolve the continuing catastrophe of slavery is holding back the entire nation. […]
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The Truth Behind ’40 Acres and a Mule’ | PBS

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr., PBS IMAGE: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. Featured Image all heard the story of the “40 acres and a mule” promise to former slaves. It’s a staple of black history lessons, and it’s the name of Spike Lee’s film company. The promise was the first systematic attempt to provide a form of reparations to newly freed slaves, and […]
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