Segregation And The Case For School Funding Reparations

By Insider NJ. -

The U.S. public school system is one of the most unequal in the industrialized world, and New Jersey is no exception, according to a new report by New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP). Due to [...]

Book Argues That HBCUs Are Owed Reparations

By Keenan "higz" Higgins, NewsOne. -

The idea of reparations for Black people as restitution for the slavery of our ancestors is a conversation we’ve been collectively having for decades now — many different points have been made as [...]

Protesters Demand Wealthy MP Pays Up For Family’s Slave Trade Past

By Paul Lashmar, The Guardian. -

Protesters demanded yesterday that a Conservative MP should hand over his 621-acre sugar plantation to the people of Barbados as compensation for his family’s 200 years of slave owning and [...]

Reckoning And Reparations In Afghanistan

By Kathy Kelly, The Progressive Magazine. -

Earlier this week, 100 Afghan families from Bamiyan, a rural province of central Afghanistan mainly populated by the Hazara ethnic minority, fled to Kabul out of fear of attacks by Taliban [...]

Fourth Of You Lie In Brooklyn, N.Y.

Byh Stephen Millies, Struggle La Lucha -

D12 held an outdoor rally today in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., for Black liberation and the liberation of all oppressed people. Banners reading “Health care is a right! [...]

California Reparations Committee Confronts Harms Of Slavery

By Jackie Botts, Cal Matters. -

For more than three decades, Black members of Congress have introduced legislation to study the lasting harms of slavery on African Americans, and propose remedies. Year after year, the federal [...]

How The First US City To Fund Reparations For Black Residents Is Making Amends

By Ashley Brown, Emilie de Sainte Maresville, and Allie Yang, ABC News. -

Evanston, Illinois, is like a lot of American cities. The city just north of Chicago appears picturesque, updated and grand on one side -- but not far away, one can see the signs of economic and [...]

Investments Should Be ‘Determined By The Community’

By Gee and Ursula Show, My Northwest. -

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is pledging $100 million from the city’s general fund to invest in communities of color. But where is that money going to go? And who is going to advise the mayor’s [...]

Book Review: “On The Judgment Of History”

By Scott McLemee, Inside Higher Ed. -

The scene in Charlottesville, Va., three years ago -- the Confederate flags, the tiki-torch Nazis, the lethal use of a car against counterdemonstrators -- left Joan Wallach Scott feeling [...]

Black-Led Resistance Movements Are Paving The Way For Reparations

By Sarah Freeman-Woolpert, Waging Nonviolence. -

Months after the police killing of George Floyd sparked racial justice protests around the world, Black Lives Matter activists are once again flooding the streets — this time in response to the [...]

Asheville Approves Reparations For Black Residents

By Joel Burgess, Asheville Citizen Times. -

Asheville, NC - In an extraordinary move, the City Council has apologized for the city's historic role in slavery, discrimination and denial of basic liberties to Black residents and voted to [...]

Economic Justice Rally Pushes For City Level Reparations

St. Paul, MN – After weeks of intense protests following the murder of George Floyd by police, Minnesota organizers are pushing legislative changes to bring forth justice for the Black community. [...]

Reparations And The Palestinian Right Of Return

By Miko Peled, Mintpress News. -

The calls “Black Lives Matter” and “Free, Free Palestine,” serve to remind us that Palestine is not free and that if the lives of Black people mattered, there would be no need for the call. In [...]

US Racism’s $13 Trillion Legacy Is Just The Start

By Anna Szymanski, Reuters. -

New York - Around the time the United States formally abolished slavery in 1865, African Americans owned 0.5% of the United States’ wealth. Today they own under 3%, even though around 13% of the [...]

Were Chicago’s Police Torture Reparations From 5 Years Ago Implemented?

By Flint Taylor, Truthout. -

The Chicago reparations movement offers a shining example to movements across the country, and in the past few years, activists in other cities have pursued their own calls for reparations. In [...]

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