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The Case for African American Reparations

Joe R. Feagin The Conversation
Slavery lasted for nearly 250 years. Counting the nearly century-long Jim Crow segregation of African Americans, officially sanctioned racial oppression encompassed more than 80% of U.S. history.

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is an Optimist Now

Eric Levitz New York magazine
A conversation about the revived debate over reparations, the 2020 Democratic primary, and the power of pop culture to advance progressive change

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.
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