Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: Reparations

Illinois City to Use Recreational Marijuana Sales...

It's lit. City leaders in Evanston, Illinois, approved a resolution Monday that would direct sales tax revenue from recreational marijuana purchases into a fund supporting...

Antigua Demands Harvard Pay Reparations for School’s...

The government of Antigua and Barbuda is calling on Harvard to make amends for its historical ties to slavery — the labor and profit...

Georgetown Announces $400,000-a-Year Plan to Fund Reparations...

Georgetown University made its case for reparations earlier this year when students voted to use student fees to fund repayment to the descendants of...

‘We’re Not a Broke Country’: Congresswoman Jackson...

A Texas Democrat is making her push for reparations now, not later. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee told MSNBC on...

‘Add It Up!’ Marianne Williamson Catches Black...

A gaggle of Democratic presidential hopefuls took the stage at Detroit's Fox Theatre on Tuesday night to face off in the first of two...

Americans Largely Do Not Want Black Americans...

The majority of Americans are not in favor of the Black community getting cash reparations, according to the results of a new...

Pete Buttigieg’s Outline to Help Black Americans...

With Little to No Support from Black Voters, Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Tries His Hand at Winning Support with New Plan

‘This Is So Gross’: Laura Ingraham Mercilessly...

Fox News host Laura Ingraham hit a nerve after her racist attack on a recent proposal to grant reparations to Black Americans impacted by...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Has the Perfect Response to...

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates was met with applause Wednesday after delivering powerful testimony during the first-ever congressional hearing on reparations for slavery. Coates, 43, whose 2014...

Sen. Mitch McConnell Says Reparations Is ‘Not...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made his case against the idea of reparations for Black American descendants of slavery on Tuesday, arguing that America's "original...

Democratic Politicians Are Throwing Around the New...

Most of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have expressed support for reparations, but have been vague about specifics. (Image: Wikimedia Commons).

Georgetown Students Endorse Slavery Reparations Fund in...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University undergraduates have voted in favor of a referendum seeking the establishment of a fund benefiting the descendants...

Beto O’Rourke, Julian Castro Talk Reparations At...

NEW YORK (AP) — On the opening day of a gathering of black leaders and voters in New York, two Texans seeking the 2020...

Black Students at Princeton Seminary Want Reparations...

A group of Black seminarians is demanding reparations after a Princeton Theological Seminary report describing its founders and early faculty's role in the slave...

Rep. James Clyburn Dismisses Idea of Reparations...

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) says he has a major issue with using reparations as way to address racial and wealth inequality, just...

Harris, Warren, and Castro Have Different Ideas of...

Several Democratic presidential candidates are embracing reparations for the descendants of slaves — but not in the traditional sense. Over the past week, Sen. Kamala...

Sen. Warren: US Needs To Address ‘Ugly...

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who said earlier this week that she supports reparations for Black Americans who have been affected by...

Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren Support Reparations for...

Democratic presidential hopefuls Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts have both said recently that they support the idea of 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...