What We Talk About When We Talk About Reparations

See on Scoop.itOUR COMMON GROUND Informed Truth and Resistance

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s magisterial essay reintroduced the subject of reparations, but it’s a mistake to assume that it had ever completely disappeared.

MAY 30, 2014WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT REPARATIONSPOSTED BY JELANI COBB

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

"The unspoken divide between black people and white people—whether over reparations, affirmative action, or the question of paying N.C.A.A. athletes—comes down to a question of history. "

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