Join us as we explore the case for reparations with guest speaker Kamm Howard, Legislative Commission Chair and local Co-Chair of The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N’COBRA).
“Scholars have long discussed methods by which America might make reparations to those on whose labor and exclusion the country was built. Perhaps no statistic better illustrates the enduring legacy of our country’s shameful history of treating black people as sub-citizens, sub-Americans, and sub-humans than the wealth gap. Reparations would seek to close this chasm. But as surely as the creation of the wealth gap required the cooperation of every aspect of the society, bridging it will require the same. The wealth gap merely puts a number on something we feel but cannot say—that American prosperity was ill-gotten and selective in its distribution.”
Read the full article here: “The Case For Reparations” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- The Economics of Reparations
- A Legal and Moral Basis for Reparations
- Americans Can’t Stomach Slavery, Much Less Reparations
- Will the Caribbean Reparations Initiative Inspire the US Movement?
- The Impossibility of Reparations
- A Few Ways to Pay the Reparations Bill
About Kamm Howard
Howard is an international reparation activist, business owner and community organizer. In 2009, he was appointed the Legislative Commission Chair of the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America.
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