According to Newsweek, the number of religious groups implementing reparations programs for Black Americans are increasing. Rev. Ryan Marsh of the Salt House, a Lutheran Church located in a suburb of Seattle, says his church designates one percent of their budget, approximately $6000, to reparations efforts. Members are also asked to donate to the fund. […]
A group of U.N. experts issued a report urging the U.S. to give some form of reparations to African-Americans. The legacy of unresolved racial inequality continues to harm the nation's Black community.
Georgetown University announced yesterday that it will give admissions preference to the descendants of slaves that were once sold to the financial benefit of the school. In 1838, the Jesuits who ran Georgetown sold off 272 slaves to settle some debts, profiting what would amount to about $3.3 million today. Those slaves sold to Louisiana plantation owners. Families were […]
The record for the most wins in a regular season was held for two decades by the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls team. Former NBA player Michael Jordan released a statement: “I want to congratulate the Warriors on an amazing season,” he said. “The game of basketball is always evolving and records are made to be broken.”
The Democratic candidate said Wednesday at an event in Philadelphia that he would issue the "necessary and overdue" apology about the horrific system.
REPARATIONS PART II From the day he was sworn into office in 2006 with his hand placed on the Quran, Representative Keith Ellison (pictured left)…
The other day, I mentioned that it makes sense for Black America to call for reparations for the War on Drugs. This misleading assault on…