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reparations



  • Look What Has Been Taken From Black Americans

    It's difficult to quantify the financial cost to Black Americans of racism and segregation. But the destruction of property and denial of trade by white mobs in Elaine, Arkansas in 1919 was quantified by Ida B. Wells-Barnett; her findings can put the scope of a reparations program into some perspective.



  • The Debt We Still Owe

    Economist Sandy Darity summarizes the case for reparations through the persistent Black-White wealth gap. 



  • Nikole Hannah-Jones on the Case for Reparations

    The creator of The New York Times 1619 project and Pulitzer Prize winner Nikole Hannah-Jones speaks with CNN's Manu Raju about the history behind the wealth gap between white Americans and Black Americans



  • What Is Owed?

    While making the case for reparations, Nikole Hannah-Jones cites historians Eric Foner, Robin D.G. Kelley, Keri Leigh Merritt, Ira Katznelson, and James D. Anderson.



  • Reparations – Has the Time Finally Come?

    ACLU Senior Policy Analyst Nkechi Taifa discusses the history of the movement for African American reparations and how it has moved from the radical fringe to mainstream debate.



  • After Reparations

    How a scholarship helped — and didn't help — descendants of victims of the 1923 Rosewood racial massacre.