Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: Case for reparations

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...

America Has Compensated Other Groups, But Obama...

As President Obama prepares to leave the White House, now is as good a time as any to reflect on the ways in which...

Sanders and Clinton Battle for the Black...

The battle taking place among the Democratic candidates for president has shaped up into a more contentious contest than political observers originally contemplated. On...

Reparations Now: UN Working Panel Recommends U.S....

Slavery reparations is not only a domestic matter, but an international human rights issue as well.  In what can only be described as a...

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...

150 Years After the 13th Amendment: Slavery...

December 6 marked the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which abolished slavery.  Important as the amendment was...

#NeverForget Means We Should Never Forget All...

On this anniversary of the 911 terrorist attacks, America must never forget what took place that day--the cycle of violence in today’s world, the...

Reviewing the Reasons Against Reparations

Over the years, many African-Americans have advocated for reparations to descendants of slaves. In response, many whites have argued that reparations cannot be made...