Reparations mark new front for US colleges tied to slavery

AP/Fox 40

December 14, 2019

Excerpt: William Darity, a Duke University public policy professor and an expert on reparations, said the voices of college students have helped bring attention to reparations in a way that hasn’t been seen since Reconstruction.

But he has warily watched what he sees as a piecemeal approach to an issue he believes merits a congressional response.

“I don’t want anybody to be under the impression that these constitute comprehensive reparations,” Darity said.

Supporting a reparations program for all black descendants of American slaves “would be the more courageous act,” he said.

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