Open Thread: Do You Think Reparations Will Ever Happen?
African-Americans have been demanding their 40 acres and a mule since we were promised as much following the Civil War, but now everyday citizens aren’t the only ones arguing reparations are not only long overdue, but necessary for black people to flourish in the United States....
Britain Prime Minister Says It’s Time For Jamaicans To “Move On” From Quest For Slavery Reparations
David Cameron just made the first visit to Jamaica by a UK prime minister in 14 years but his reception was far from welcoming. Only one topic was on the minds of the Caribbean people: slavery reparations. And The British prime minister did little to...
VOTD: Ta-Nehisi Coates And Shelby Steele Debate Reparations for African-Americans
by Clutch 3 years ago
World News Videos | US News Videos Writers Ta-Nehisi Coates and Shelby Steele debate the right role for government in helping African-Americans achieve true equality. — ABC News
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Reparations: Evidence Suggests ‘White Supremacy is the Only Thing Wrong With Black People’
by Britni Danielle 4 years ago
In a groundbreaking investigative report, The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates tackles the controversial issue of reparations. Although Coates admits he once argued against reparations for African-Americans, he has since changed his mind after diving deeper into the intricacies of the Civil War, American history, housing discrimination,...
It’s About Time: Jamaica Leads the Caribbean in the Fight for Reparations
by Sky Obercam 4 years ago
“I don’t say that giving us money would make it all right,” Willie Thompson, the 78 year old Jamaican told The Telegraph, “What’s happened has happened already. But I think it is on the side of justice that we deserve something. I am an African...