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 [...]

Coronavirus Is Making The Case For Black Reparations Clearer Than Ever

By William A. Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen, Black Agenda Report. -

Mounting statistics confirm disturbing evidence of racial disparities in reported coronavirus deaths. In Wisconsin, perhaps the state with the most extreme ratio of black morbidity, black people [...]

Evanston Will Use Recreational Marijuana Sales Tax Proceeds To Fund Local Reparations Program

By Genevieve Bookwalter, Chicagotribune.com -

Evanston aldermen on Monday approved directing all sales tax revenue collected from recreational marijuana purchases to a fund that will establish a local reparations program. Officials say the [...]

Reparations For Development And Justice For The Caribbean

By Prime Minister Gaston Browne, Blackagendareport.com -

I bring no special expertise or unique perspective to the issue of reparations. However, I am here primarily to signify my personal commitment to the fight to achieve reparatory justice. [...]

America’s Last Slave Ship Could Offer A Case For Reparations

By Jay Reeves, Apnews.com -

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama steamship owner Timothy Meaher financed the last slave vessel that brought African captives to the United States, and he came out of the Civil War a wealthy man. His [...]

The Plan For A National Homes Guarantee

By The Next System Project. -

Everyone living in the United States should have safe, accessible, sustainable, and permanently affordable housing: a Homes Guarantee. People’s Action, with the assistance of Democracy [...]

Reparations And The Student Debt Wars

By John O'Kane, Counterpunch.org -

The public college and university system in California was tuition-free during the sixties and into the seventies when the baby boomers were attending college in record numbers. Favorable budgets [...]

On Reparations, The Question Isn’t If, But When And How

By Zenobia Jeffries Warfield, Yesmagazine.org -

For nearly 250 years, enslaved Africans and their descendants toiled on the land and in the homes of White enslavers in the United States. They planted, fed, weeded, mowed, and harvested crops [...]

Will Chicago Get A Memorial To Honor The Survivors Of Police Torture?

By Vaidya Gullapalli, Theappeal.org -

In 2015, the Chicago City Council passed a reparations ordinance. That ordinance, the first of its kind in the country, was the city’s official acknowledgment that Jon Burge, a Chicago police [...]

We Have The Means To Fund Reparations. Where Is The Political Will?

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad and Chuck Collins, Truthout.org -

Between 1983 and 2016, the median net worth for Black Americans actually went down by 50 percent. Paired with a growing Latinx population that also lags far behind whites in household wealth, the [...]

We Absolutely Could Give Reparations To Black People. Here’s How.

By Julia Craven, Huffingtonpost.com -

A step-by-step guide to paying the descendants of enslaved Africans. Let’s say you’re driving down the street and someone rear-ends you. You get out of your car to assess the damage. The person [...]

University Of Glasgow Commits To Pay Reparations For Profiting From African Enslavement, Providing A Model For Others To Follow

By David Love, Atlantablackstar.com -

Even as those who oppose reparations argue it is unfeasible or too costly, one British university is proving that it is both possible and necessary to make amends for the enslavement and genocide [...]

Migrant Groups March To U.S. Consulate In Tijuana Demanding Reparations

By Gustavo Solis, Sandiegouniontribune.com -

Two groups of Central American migrants made separate marches on the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana Tuesday, demanding that they be processed through the asylum system more quickly and in greater [...]

Cuba Calls For Reparations For Descendants Of African Slave Trade

By Staff, Misiones.minrex.gob.cu -

We support the intervention made by the Bahamas on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Cuba engaged in negotiations and supported General Assembly resolutions 61/19 and 70/7, which [...]

Reparations Is Dead: How To Resurrect It

By Jahi Issa, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Jahi Issa for Black Agenda Report - “I want Negroes first to realize that every Negro is an African citizen. Before we were Americans or West Indians we were Africa citizens. Negroes were [...]

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