Saturday, May 25, 2019

Tag: Reparations

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...

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...