Black People Politics : Reparations mark new front for US colleges tied to slavery

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Reparations mark new front for US colleges tied to slavery

...announced funding commitments to benefit descendants of the enslaved people who were sold or toiled to benefit the institutions.




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Reparations is the love needed for black people to recover :facepalm:



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The US is grappling with its history of slavery. The blueprint for dealing with it? Some say Brown University

...Instead, universities have taken the lead on what they call reparative justice. Georgetown University apologized to descendants of slaves who were sold to pay school debts and recently pledged to raise $400,000 a year for programs to help those descendants; in October, Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey announced a nearly $28 million plan, including scholarships to descendants of enslaved Africans.


Dorbrene O'Marde, chairman of the Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Commission, talks about how sugar mills were once key to the country's economy during a visit to Betty's Hope, a former plantation.

Dorbrene O'Marde, chairman of the Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Commission, talks about how sugar mills were once key to the country's economy during a visit to Betty's Hope, a former plantation

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