Day 12, May 2: Understanding Reparations -
Part 2
Now that you have some of the history of reparations, it’s time to dive into the economic and social injustices that make reparations necessary today.

  • Article: Read this article to understand a Black businessman’s perspective on the need for corporations to be involved in giving Black Americans reparations for past and present injustices.

  • Video: This 30-minute video features Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones and former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich examining the realities of economic injustice in the U.S. and the need for white people to confront the compounding and continual Black disadvantage.

  • Spotlight: Confederate monuments -- how are they connected to reparations? A legal scholar and historian offers context.

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