Reparations

Legal weed to fund African-American reparations program in Illinois town

Legal weed to fund African-American reparations program in Illinois town

8 days ago   |   New York Post

This city's plan to boost its black residents is budding. Lawmakers in Evanston, Illinois, have launched a $10 million reparations program for local African-Americans - funded...
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Ta-Nehisi Coates on Obama, Reparations, Kaepernick

10 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Talking reparations, Kaepernick, and the first black president with the writer who may be the definitive chronicler of racial politics in the 2010s.
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The most influential candidate who won't be on tonight's debate stage

The most influential candidate who won't be on tonight's debate stage

17 days ago   |   Politico

LAS VEGAS - He helped force a conversation on reparations. He set the tone on immigration and homelessness. And he has sparked a heated debate about whether Democrats should...
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Georgetown Will Start Fund to Benefit Descendants of Slave Sale

1 month ago   |   NY Times

The announcement came six months after students voted in a nonbinding referendum to create a reparations fund.
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What's Warren's plan for Medicare for All?

1 month ago   |   Boston Herald

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is lugging around a wagon-full of grand policies and initiatives aimed at curing all of society's ills. Student loan debt? She's got a...
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With Plans To Pay Slavery Reparations, Two Seminaries Prompt A Broader Debate

With Plans To Pay Slavery Reparations, Two Seminaries Prompt A Broader Debate

1 month ago   |   NPR

Two seminaries with historic ties to slavery recently set aside money for reparations. Another rejected such a proposal. The moves have prompted a debate over how to make up...
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Readers sound off on reparations, Al-Baghdadi, and boxing

1 month ago   |   NY Daily News

Reparations: Blame the Brits, too Staten Island: I keep reading articles about people wanting reparations from the U.S. government for their relatives who were brought to...
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John Conyers Jr., Who Represented Michigan For 5 Decades, Dies at 90

John Conyers Jr., Who Represented Michigan For 5 Decades, Dies at 90

1 month ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

Conyers, who represented his hometown Detroit, co-founded the Congressional Black Caucus and battled for reparations for African Americans. He resigned in 2017 amid allegations...
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What Holocaust Restitution Taught Me About Slavery Reparations

What Holocaust Restitution Taught Me About Slavery Reparations

1 month ago   |   Politico

Over the past few years, the idea of reparations for the effects of slavery in the United States has gone from a mostly academic discussion to a political possibility...
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College to set aside nearly $28 million for slavery reparations

College to set aside nearly $28 million for slavery reparations

1 month ago   |   WISN   |   13 articles

The Princeton Theological Seminary is pledging to spend nearly $28 million on reparations over its ties to slavery, an effort believed to be one of the largest of its kind.
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Caroll Spinney, voice of Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies

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The College Football Playoff bracket is set and Oklahoma is in

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Final College Football Playoff rankings 2019: LSU, Ohio State, Clemson, Oklahoma

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There were no surprises in Sunday's College Football Playoff reveal. As expected, Big 12 champion Oklahoma landed the final spot and LSU was rewarded with No. 1 for its... Read more ...

Final College Football Playoff rankings 2019: LSU, Ohio State, Clemson, Oklahoma

Final College Football Playoff rankings 2019: LSU, Ohio State, Clemson, Oklahoma

There were no surprises in Sunday's College Football Playoff reveal. As expected, Big 12 champion Oklahoma landed the final spot and LSU was rewarded with No. 1 for its... Read more ...

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Ravens clinch playoff spot with win over Bills

Ravens clinch playoff spot with win over Bills

The Baltimore Ravens clinched a playoff spot Sunday with a win over the Buffalo Bills. Read more ...