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What Is Owed.

In her meticulously crafted essay, Nikole Hannah-Jones acknowledges the singularity of this inflection point in American history and presents the case for reparations. “If we are truly at the precipice of a transformative moment, the most tragic of outcomes would…

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The Case and a Plan for Reparations

In a new book, From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century, economist William Darity Jr. and his wife, folklorist A. Kirsten Mullen, make the case for reparations as an answer to closing the racial wealth…

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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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