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Category: reparations


Tulsa Race Massacre, May 31, 1921

“During the Tulsa Race Massacre, which occurred over 18 hours from May 31 to June 1, 1921, a white mob attacked residents, homes and businesses in the predominantly Black Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The event remains one of the…

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Selections to Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism from February – March, 2021

The Way Out of America’s Zero-Sum Thinking on Race and Wealth (New York Times, February 14, 2021) After reviewing the increasing resentment of the White majority and lack of support for  government programs they perceive as racially inequitable, Heather McGhee…

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Press Conference on NJ Reparations Task Force Legislation, February 25, 2021

Click here to join the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice’s virtual press conference tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 25 at 10:45 AM to urge passage of S322/A711, a bill to establish a Reparations Task Force in New Jersey.

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Evanston, Ill., Has A Reparations Plan

On NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Evanston, Illinois Alderwoman Robin Rue Simmons describes the town’s plan to use a portion of the taxes collected on the sale of recreational marijuana to help African American residents who are being priced out of…

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The Clear Connection Between Slavery And American Capitalism by Dina Gerdeman

As seen by the number of posts today [more to come], last night’s Continuing Conversation about reparations was extremely engaging.  Caroline Clarke did a magnificent job educating the audience about conditions imposed on the African American community far beyond slavery….

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