Reparations for slavery
“We’re asking for people to understand the pain, the violence, the brutality, the chattel-ness of what we went through," Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said.
Evanston, a Chicago suburb, plans to distribute $10 million over 10 years for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery.
The former vice president's slate of policy proposals would benefit Black people, but not directly.
The Union for Reform Judaism is calling for a study on reparations to redress the continuing effects of slavery and systemic racism against Black Americans.
‘Reparations has hit the mainstream.'
The former vice president ignored the issue of reparations and instead talked about teacher pay and how families raise kids.
Virginia Theological Seminary's fund will be used to support descendants of the slaves who helped build the college.
"If people are saying they want to fix racism or fix this issue in our country, then they need to put their money where their mouth is,” says the Rev. Robert W. Lee IV.
"The Daily Show" host warned against "combining everybody’s suffering into the same bowl” to “make it seem like all injustices have the same weighting."
The Fox News host claims her podcast comments were distorted by "leftists" in the media.