reparations

40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today—What the U.S. Really Owes Black America

40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today—What the U.S. Really Owes Black America

Slavery made America wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. The nation paid reparations to slave holders, not slaves. Can we calculate the economic damage?

Chicago Creates Reparations Fund For Victims Of Police Torture

Chicago Creates Reparations Fund For Victims Of Police Torture

The city of Chicago has become the first in the nation to create a reparations fund for victims of police torture, after the City Council unanimously approved the $5.5 million package.