reparations

San Francisco Reparations Committee Proposes $5M Payment Per Qualified Black Resident And Conservatives Lose It

‘Why should they get $5 million? Because of skin color?,’ says Black lawyer on Fox News talk show.
01/18/2023

Economist Says Reparations To Black Americans Would Total $13 To $14 Trillion

Duke economist Dr. William “Sandy” Darity estimates that the funds would close the racial wealth gap and eliminate race-based government restitution.
01/13/2023

St. Paul, Minn., Follows Other Cities In Creation Of Reparations Commission

The city is following the lead of other reparations movements.
01/05/2023

Year In Review: The Biggest and Boldest News Stories In Black Culture From 2022

From Britney Griner's arrest to the shooting in Buffalo, here are 10 of the most unforgettable moments from the last 12 months.
12/20/2022

Boston City Council Follows Other Communities In Vote To Open Reparations Study

The city has apologized for its role in the trans-Atlantic slave trade and ongoing legacy generations later.
12/16/2022

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones Signs Executive Order To Appoint Reparations Commission

A nine-member commission will examine the city’s long history of racial discrimination and propose ways to repair the harm.
12/09/2022

New York Lawmakers To Renew Reparations Efforts For State Residents Who Descended From Slaves

‘We’re going to hit the ground running,’ state Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages tells BET.com.
12/07/2022

California Reparations Payments Could Exceed $200K Per Person, Task Force Says

A final report on compensating Black Californians for generations of racial discrimination is expected in 2023.
12/05/2022

GOP Sen. Tommy Tuberville Accused Of Making Racist Statement About Reparations

The Republicans are using a racially divisive message about crime to win elections.
10/10/2022

California Reparations Task Force Says Descendants of The Enslaved Potentially Owed Extreme Amount, Study Says

The task force considered the lingering economic impact upon people descended from enslaved Africans in America, and faces continued discrimination.
09/27/2022

In Wake Of Queen’s Death, Former Black Diaspora British Colonies Conflicted Over Monarchy’s Legacy

At the end of her 70-year reign, voices were demanding an apology for slavery and other historical atrocities at the hands of the crown.
09/12/2022