RACIAL JUSTICE RISING
MASS SLAVERY APOLOGY
Reparations for Slavery & Apologies for Slavery
Reparations for Slavery
HR 40 proposes a commission to study the effects of slavery on the descendants of American slaves and make recommendations to address the conditions, including economic, caused by inter-generational poverty rooted in slavery.
- Here is the full wording of HR40.
40 Acres and a Mule Would Be At Least $6.4 Trillion Today: What America Really Owes Black America, an infographic by Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn & Jeff Neumann at Yes! Magazine
Black Farmers To Receive Payouts From Federal Lawsuit, by Carolyn Brown at Black Enterprise
The Case For Reparations, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, at the Atlantic
Georgetown University to offer slave descendents preferential admission status, by Kathryn Vasel at CNN
Jamaica is Calling on Britain To Pay Millions in Reparations by Rowena Mason at Business Insider
Slavery reparations dominate David Cameron's Jamaica visit, a very short video from A&J films
- Speakers Call For Federal Reparations, by Janelle Odionou at the Cornell Daily Sun
Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes The Case For Reparations, audio recording of a June 2015 talk on WNPR
- U.S. Owes Black People Reparations for History of Racial Terrorism, Says U.N., by Ishaan Tharoor at the Washington Post
Apologies for Slavery
December 2015: Delaware Governor Says State Must Apologize For Its Role in Slavery, by Barbara Goldberg at Huffington Post
U.S. government apologies
In 2006 Tony Blair, prime minister, expressed “deep sorrow” for the UK’s role in the slave trade.
- Emory University, January 2011
Episcopal Church in North Carolina