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Race: The Case for Reparations, via The Atlantic

Reparations: Measures taken by the state to redress gross and systematic violations of human rights law or humanitarian law. This article tells the story of decades of race violations in the United States and argues for legal repair.

The Case for Reparations, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.”

Read the full article at The Atlantic >

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This entry was posted on June 3, 2014 by in Kansas City, National, Race.
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