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Chicago’s Moral Debt to Black Youth

David J. Knight Chicago Reporter
The police consent decree fails to make amends to African-American young people, who are both most harmed by the department and a driving force in a city on the cusp of a historic change in leadership.

A Case for Reparations at the University of Chicago

Ashley Finigan, Caine Jordan, Guy Emerson Mount, Kai Parker Black Perspectives
Reparations promise us a monumental re-birthing of America. Like most births, this one will be painful. But the practice of reparations must continue until the world that slavery built is rolled up and a new order spread out in its place.

40 Acres. 40 Cities. One Day. Juneteenth, 2017

The Movement for Black Lives The Movement for Black Lives
Land is Power. Land is Liberation. Land is The Commons. On Juneteenth 2017 (Monday, June 19th) Black people across the country will take back land and reclaim space, from vacant lots to empty school buildings.

What Should Reparations for Slavery Entail?

Ama Biney Black Agenda Report
In the light of the former British Prime Minister’s dismissal of reparations, activists must push the debate further by detailing what reparations should entail. Fundamental to a reparations program must be the fact that we transform the system of capitalism which slavery gave birth to. We must initiate a “trans-Atlantic dialogue on reparations, as well as creating progressive governments and leadership to push for a reparations program.”
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