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House Judiciary subcommittee is debating H.R. 40, a bill that would study reparations

Listen to the hearings by clicking here. Come to the July 1 Continuing Conversation to participate in the discussion about reparations.

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Is America Ready to Make Reparations?

David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker magazine, interviews Ta-Nehisi-Coates, Susan B. Glasser, and others about how reparations has become a major focus in the 2020 Democratic primary contest and how Georgetown University students have chosen to take reparations upon…

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The Consequences of Forgetting By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Denial that slavery was absolutely foundational to the birth and early development of the United States explains the lack  of a “national monument, memorial, or official recognition of the institution” and resistance to reparations, Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University Assistant…

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Georgetown students vote overwhelming in favor of $27 fee for slavery reparations

If you ask yourself “How can I contribute to reparations for slavery, Jim Crow, mass incarceration, etc.?”, look to these Georgetown University students for an example and listen to the counter-proposal by William A. Darity, Jr., leading scholar on reparations. …

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Making Reparations Work in America

Asking about reparations for slavery has become a standard question for Democratic presidential candidates ahead of 2020. And its left many candidates scrambling to respond. But the debate around whether or not to fund reparations for black Americans goes far beyond…

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