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Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks About Why America's Stuck in Segregation Play

Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks About Why America’s Stuck in Segregation

by Jamilah King on June 4 2014, 11:06AM

The author joined a panel at the Schomberg Center to make his case for reparations.

Topics: Culture

The Economic Case for Reparations

The Economic Case for Reparations

by Imara Jones on May 28 2014, 7:00AM

There is a strong rationale for reparations grounded in airtight economic principals at the heart of the free market system: access to capital.

Topics: Economic Justice, History, Reparations

Senior Congressman John Conyers' Re-Election in Danger

Senior Congressman John Conyers’ Re-Election in Danger

by Brentin Mock on May 23 2014, 4:05PM

Will John Conyers now needs a massive write-in campaign to continue to rep Detroit.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics, Politics

Video: Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks White Supremacy and Reparations

Video: Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks White Supremacy and Reparations

by Aura Bogado on May 22 2014, 1:31PM

The writer explains why honest conversations about history can lead to better policy today.

Topics: History, /NOW, Reparations

Watch: Video Teaser for Ta-Nehisi Coates' Case for Reparations

Watch: Video Teaser for Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Case for Reparations

by Carla Murphy on May 16 2014, 2:30PM

“White folks created the ghetto.”

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Colombia Moves Past Reconciliation and Revives the Idea of Reparation

Colombia Moves Past Reconciliation and Revives the Idea of Reparation

by Michelle Chen on June 2 2011, 9:25AM

The war-torn nation will allow victims of violence to petition for compensation. If the project works, it just may rewrite the rules of justice for human rights atrocities.

Topics: Global Affairs, Global Justice

“Good White Stock”: Child Refugees of the British Empire

by Michelle Chen on November 26 2009, 5:47AM

Forced migration, displacement, and racial social engineering are ugly modern phenomena that we typically associate with the denigration of oppressed racial and religious groups. But we recently got a glimpse of a colonization effort that in some ways inverted…

Topics: History, Immigration

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