I have resources on reparations at NEW & REVISED: THE BEST RESOURCES I’VE USED (OR WILL USE) IN LESSONS ABOUT RACE & RACISM.
However, especially now with the idea being taken more seriously in the public debate, I thought I’d take the materials there – and add more – to create a new “Best” list to add to all my resources on race and racism.
I hope you’ll suggest additions in the comments section:
Here are resources I’ve previously shared:
You may have already heard about, or read, Ta-Nehisi Coates’ article in The Atlantic titled “The Case for Reparations.”
It’s an amazing article, and Bill Moyers aired an interview with him about it, which I’ve embedded below:
You might also find The New Republic’s piece, Get Ready for a National Debate About Slavery Reparations, useful.
Slavery reparations are workable and affordable is from Vox.
Why white folks shouldn’t fear reparations is from The Week.
Are Reparations Due to African-Americans? is from The New York Times.
Here are newer resources:
The Debate over Reparations is a lesson plan from Morningside Center.
The Case for Reparations is by David Brooks.
Reparations: A Conversation Worth Having is from NY Times.
My Latest piece for the NY Times. “When Slaveowners Got Reparations” https://t.co/m1TTgefL60
— Tera Hunter (@TeraWHunter) April 16, 2019
What Reparations for Slavery Might Look Like in 2019 is from The NY Times.
We shouldn’t even be putting these two men in the same category and this set up legitimizes the writing of someone who has not done the scholarship. https://t.co/4c35zWHaIs
— Ida Bae Wells (@nhannahjones) June 20, 2019
Evanston, Ill., Has A Reparations Plan is from NPR.
Native American ‘land taxes’: a step on the roadmap for reparations is from The Guardian.
NEW: Her black ancestors were enslaved at Mount Vernon. Her Japanese American grandparents were imprisoned during WWII. As new momentum builds for reparations, Robyn Syphax’s family grapples with how America should atone for the wrongs of the past.https://t.co/5HXE1b2oPy
— Tracy Jan (@TracyJan) January 24, 2020
I’m thankful for scholars who worked for decades on reparations and abolition, creating the conditions of possibility for the present. https://t.co/uvE2lTNiee
— Victor Ray is Sheltering in Place (@victorerikray) June 20, 2020
Colonialism Made the Modern World. Let’s Remake It. is from The NY Times.
Six questions about slavery reparations, answered is from CNN.
California to study reparations for Black Americans is from The PBS NewsHour.
Biden backs studying reparations as Congress considers bill is from The Associated Press.
What slavery reparations from the federal government could look like is from NBC News.
Cherokee Nation policies after the Civil War show that reparations work is from The Washington Post.