Friday, June 22, 2018

Tag: Reparations

Portland Activist Launches ‘Reparations’ Event Giving Black...

Portland, Ore. is the place to be if you're looking for "reparations." The hipster city is the new home of a so-called "Reparations Happy Hour"...

Bill Maher Guest Says Drug War Reparations...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPCsKt5fEBs&feature=youtu.be African-Americans deserve at least 50 percent of the lucrative marijuana industry, rapper-turned-activist Killer Mike argued during a Friday appearance on HBO's "Real Time with...

Did Cynthia Nixon Just Suggest Marijuana Licenses...

New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is catching heat this week after suggesting the creation of legalized marijuana businesses throughout the state could serve...

Comedian Reacts to Backlash After He Walks...

https://youtu.be/qO-gJw8SVsg After guilt tripping a Starbucks barista into giving him free coffee as "reparations," a Black comedian trashed the coffee giant's plan to close nearly...

British Treasury’s ‘Fun Fact’ About Compensation to...

The British Treasury came under fire this month after a tweet revealing that British taxpayers in 2015 were still paying off debt borrowed by...

Housing Discrimination, Redlining and Lack of Land...

The wealth gap between African-Americans and whites has persisted for generations, but new research indicates that housing discrimination is the main culprit for this...

Florida Mayoral Candidate Goes On Racist Rant,...

A Florida mayoral candidate is under fire after spewing racist vitriol at a community forum this week where he told a group of pro-reparations...

Georgetown University Invites Descendants of Enslaved Workers...

In a continued effort to atone for its ties to slavery, Georgetown University hosted a worship service of remembrance and repentance on Tuesday, April...

Why Calling Enslaved Africans ‘Immigrants’ Delegitimizes the...

Fresh off his Senate confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson addressed HUD employees on Monday with...

Congressman Reintroduces Bill to Find Remedies for...

By no means a new concept, the issue of reparations for slavery is back in the news and gaining attention. The argument that America...

Barbados PM Reiterates Importance of Reparations in...

Bridgetown, Barbados (BGIS) — Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reiterated that “the reparations issue is not based on a diplomacy of protest, but...

Enslaved Black People Helped Build America’s Top...

The colleges and universities of America are emerging as a battleground in the fight for racial justice, and the struggle to reclaim history and...

Survey: Most Millennials Do Not Support Reparations...

A 2016 Fusion Issues Poll surveyed 1,045 adults from ages 18 to 35. The survey revealed how young people feel about a number of social...

Bernie Sanders Blows Second Chance to Clarify...

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3o6f92_bernie-sanders-dodges-reparations-question_news   https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3o6m31_bernie-sanders-uses-obama-as-human-shield-for-reparations-issue_news   http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3o6b1d_senator-barack-obama-on-slavery-reparations-2007_news

DNA Testing Could Help Make a Case...

A new book by Columbia sociology professor Alondra Nelson says that using DNA technology to find their African roots is becoming increasingly popular among...

Delaware Passes Resolution to Apologize for Slavery...

Let us not endeavor to pursue justice on the cheap. Now that the issues of racial inequality, institutional racism and systemic discrimination are beginning to...

Chicago Pays $5.5 Million in Reparations to...

In Chicago, a city known for its recent police scandals, victims tortured and abused by officers decades ago have finally received reparations. According to NPR, ...

New Study Says Increasing Taxes on the...

Economic inequality is a protracted problem in the United States, with a widening gap between the haves and the have nots, and a low...