Virginia Theological Seminary's fund will be used to support descendants of the slaves who helped build the college.
The Democratic presidential candidate made the disclosure shortly before a report by The Guardian was published detailing his family's slave-owning history.
The Senate majority leader responded to a question about ancestors who owned slaves by saying, "I find myself in the same position as President Obama."
The former Fox News host's attempt to mock the "radical left" doesn't go as planned.
Coates' 2014 Atlantic essay "The Case for Reparations" is largely credited with bringing discussion of reparations back into the national spotlight.
Ta-Nehisi Coates testified before Congress in support of reparations for slavery.
Republicans say it's time to move on from the "original sin" of slavery, even though its ill effects have lingered.
Although slave labor created the economic basis of U.S. agriculture, the long-term effects of racism and systemic discrimination from U.S. Department of Agriculture programs continue to sideline African American farmers from land ownership.
Georgetown University students voted in favor of funding reparations to the descendants of slaves in the form of a student fee.
The evolution is part of a larger shift in American attitudes toward race in the past five years.
2020 candidate Cory Booker floated the idea in a bill this week, but Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) says it’s “not even a realistic possibility.”
The measure would create a commission to review proposals on the matter.
Rev. Al Sharpton asked the Democratic presidential candidate on Wednesday whether he would support such legislation.
"Why wouldn’t you compensate people who actually were property?” the former HUD secretary asked of his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful.
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This is the first time these black-led organizations linked to the decentralized Black Lives Matter movement have banded together to write a comprehensive foundational policy platform.