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Banks Should Pay Reparations

The financial industry literally profited off the enslavement of black people

TThis past summer, for the first time in a decade, Congress debated the merits of paying monetary reparations for slavery, and just as one might expect, objections to the proposal followed a familiar train of warped logic. “I don’t think reparations for something that happened 150 years…



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Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD