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Should black Americans get slavery reparations?

Should black Americans get slavery reparations?
Friday 22
10:12 2019

Image copyright API How does a country recover from centuries of slavery and racism? In the US, a growing number of voices are saying the answer is reparations. Reparations are a restitution for slavery - an apology and repayment to black citizens whose ancestors were forced into the slave trade. It's a policy notion that many black academics and advocates have long called for, but one that politicians have largely sidestepped or ignored. But increased activism around racial inequalities and discussions among Democratic 2020 presidential candidates have thrust the issue into the national spotlight. This week, talk of reparations made ...

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