THE BUZZ! White People Deserve Reparations For Fighting Civil War, GOP Candidate Says First. Reparations has been a big topic recently in this country, but not a new one. Many people have different thoughts for or against it when it comes to giving African Americans money for this countries past atrocities with slavery. But […]
THE BUZZ! California Reparations Payments Could Exceed $200K Per Person, Task Force Says There’s been a lot of talk about this country paying reparations to its African residents. We’re talking about repaying for the discrimination African Americans have to deal with while living in this country for generations. But who would be eligible? How much would […]
Episcopal Diocese of Maryland awards $175,000 in first round of reparations program Reparations, a widely discussed topic but one that never really seems to go a lot further than discussion when it comes to the African American community. Well right here in Baltimore there is one entity that is working on fulfilling its promise of […]
Inside The Buzz: Evanston, Illinois, has become the first U.S. city to make reparations available to its Black residents for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery. The Chicago suburb’s City Council voted to distribute $400,000 to eligible Black households.According to local officials, the program will give 16 Black families in Evanston $25,000 in […]
Some 156 years after the end of the Civil War and the official abolition of slavery through the 13th Amendment, the idea of reparations is gaining currency in Washington. Is it time for the U.S. to pay its debt for the legacy of slavery?
Reparations has been a hot topic for a long time as African descendants have never been compensated for the free labor of slavery used to build this country. Bob Johnson, the former owner of BET was on CNBC speaking about the need for reparations. H said the U.S. government should provide $14 trillion of reparations […]
Black Twitter was definitely full of reaction and very divided on the issue of reparations with many finding hope in the hearing while others thought it was a complete waste of time.
Sen. Mitch McConnell issued a statement to reporters on Tuesday (June 18) stating that he believes the time for reparations for slavery to Black Americans is over. McConnell seemingly suggests that the passage of civil rights legislation and the election of President Barack Obama along with the difficulty of knowing who to pay gets the […]
The University of Wisconsin student government proposes free tuition for Blacks. They get push-back from school administration.
A group of Georgetown University's slave descendants objects to the university's compensation plan. They want to work with the school to create a $1 billion foundation.