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Published: 24 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393955-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9395-5
... increasingquietlydespiteyourbulletsandgermwarfare.You childmolesters,rapists,andmassmurderers!WeYou breedersof while policelockupthehomelessandpoorwhobegforfood.. rants. PoliticiansandtheirbankerpalsemptytheU.S.Treasury Look aroundyou.Policeroadblocks.searcheswithoutwar- Reparations A Casefor...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... The Case for Reparations robert fullinwider Because of its visibility, Randall Robinson’s new book, The Debt: What America Owes to Blacks, may rekindle a broad public debate on reparations. The issue is not new, nor is public debate about it. In 1969, the civil rights leader James...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... Toward a Theory of Racial Reparations james bolner One of the chief concerns of contemporary public law in the United States is also one of the most ancient: the treatment of nonwhite minorities, especially the Negro minority. During the major portion of the postslavery period the...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... Reparations to African Americans? j. angelo corlett On 26 April 2002, three federal lawsuits were filed in New York seeking reparations to the approximately 35 million African Americans for the en- slavement of Africans in the United States. Over sixty companies are targeted by the...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... Part 3 Reparations Formation and Modes of Redress Introduction The five essays in this part address the evolution and the different modalities of redress in the United States, including its changing frame of reference and political trajectory. Robin D. G. Kelley declares that...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... ‘‘A Day of Reckoning’’ Dreams of Reparations robin d. g. kelley I’m not bitter, neither am I cruel But ain’t nobody paid for slavery yet I may be crazy, but I ain’t no fool. About my forty acres and my mule. . . . One hundred years of debt at ten...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... The Economic Basis for Reparations to Black America robert s. browne Introduction Whether called a domestic Marshall Plan, as the late Whitney Young envi- sioned it, an overdue promissory note, as Dr. Martin Luther King referred to it, or the accusing word itself, ‘‘reparations...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... The Political Economy of Ending Racism and the World Conference against Racism The Economics of Reparations william darity jr. and dania frank Reparations and Slavery The U.S. government’s posture at the 2001 World Conference against Rac- ism (wcar), where the transatlantic...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... The Rise of the Reparations Movement martha biondi Reparations—for the transatlantic slave trade, slavery, sexual slavery, geno- cide, colonialism, apartheid, disfranchisement, and the multiple other forms of racial discrimination and exploitation—has surged to the forefront of...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... Nineteenth-Century New York City’s Complicity with Slavery Documenting the Case for Reparations alan singer Introduction The New York State Human Rights curriculum is supposed to include guide- lines and material for teaching about the European Holocaust, the Great Irish...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... Railroads, Race, and Reparations theodore kornweibel jr. In the thirty-five years before the Civil War and the end of slavery, railroads in every southern and border state with the possible exception of Delaware routinely used slave labor. This practice took two forms. First, slaves...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... Reparations A Viable Strategy to Address the Enigma of African American Health david r. williams and chiquita collins This essay argues that improving the socioeconomic conditions of African American (or black) families and communities is a prerequisite to improving the health...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... The Politics of Racial Reparations charles p. henry When Congressman Tony Hall of Ohio introduced a resolution providing a simple apology for slavery in 1997, he said he received more hate mail than at any other time in his long political career. On a well-publicized official visit...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... The Case for U.S. Reparations to African Americans adrienne d. davis Rep.a.ra.tions: Payment of a debt owed; the act of repairing a wrong or injury; to atone for wrongdoings; to make amends; to make one whole again; the payment of damages; to repair a nation...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... The Promises and Pitfalls of Reparations yusuf nuruddin The demand for reparations is the international human rights agenda for the twenty-first century, one that attempts to redress ‘‘the problem of the twen- tieth century as stated by Du Bois, ‘‘the problem of the color line,—the...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... Repatriation as Reparations for Slavery and Jim Crow robert johnson jr. Repatriation represents the oldest form of African American nationalist sen- timents, traceable to the fifteenth century when the first Africans were taken from the continent. As Africans were ripped from the...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... What’s Next? Japanese American Redress and African American Reparations eric k. yamamoto In 1991 the Office of Redress Administration presented the first reparations check to the oldest Hawai’i survivor of the Japanese American internment camps. I attended the stately ceremony. The...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... The Reparations Movement An Assessment of Recent and Current Activism sam anderson, muntu matsimela, and yusuf nuruddin Yusuf Nuruddin interviews veteran activist attorney Muntu Matsimela and veteran activist scholar Sam Anderson, organizers of the Reparations Mobili- zation...
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389811-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8981-1
... Reparations Strategic Considerations for Black Americans c. j. munford Rumblings and ruminations about reparations reverberate throughout the black world. As the second millennium turns to the third millennium—as Western civilization reckons time—strong voices cry out for...