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“Justice on Trial,” Film and Discussion, February 20, 2020

On Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:30 PM, at The Garden Theatre (160 Nassau Street, Princeton) Not in Our Town Princeton is hosting the film “Justice on Trial.” In “Justice on Trial,” two civil rights attorneys sue the U.S. Department…

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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 Collective Healing That is Owed

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield, a senior editor at YES! Magazine, provides a comprehensive review of attempts made to receive reparations since emancipation as well as describing current efforts.  “No longer about a one-time payout to Black folks, reparations today are about…

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Seminaries Start Slavery Reparation Funds Amid Calls For National Program

On NPR’s Morning Edition (October 28, 2019), Tom Gjelton reports on the reparations funds created by Princeton Theological Seminary and Virginia Theological Seminary “as a confession of past sins”  in their ties to slavery.  But William Darity, professor of public…

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Princeton seminary will pay $27M in slavery reparations

“Princeton Theological Seminary will set aside more than $25 million to pay reparations for its historical ties to slavery, thrusting the seminary to the forefront of a national debate over how America’s should reconcile with its slave-owning past. Calling the…

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