Considering Reparations

Considering Reparations

Paying the Debt for Slavery

Streaming Video - 2006
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In addition to harming those directly enslaved, slavery in America has stigmatized all black Americans and deeply wounded a nation committed to providing liberty and justice for all. This highly charged yet balanced NewsHour program broaches the subject of social and financial reparations for descendants of African-American slaves. Representative John Conyers (D-MI), the introducer of reparation legislation to Congress; proponent Lerone Bennett, author of Forced into Glory; dissenter Walter Williams, of George Mason University; and others talk about the horrors of slavery, post-traumatic slavery syndrome, and forms of reparation.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2000.
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (11 min.) :,sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: Paying the debt for slavery

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