“Issue #20: Is Now the Time for Reparations for African Americans?”
The question of reparations to African Americans owing to slavery, lost opportunities, and state-enforced segregation has been long unresolved. The issue keeps emerging into the realms of national debate. The American psyche would not be healed till the time the question of reparations to African Americans is laid to rest, one way or the other.
Arguments for Reparations
Robert Allen, Adjunct Professor for African American Studies at the University of Berkeley, lends his voice in favor of reparations for African Americans. Allen is the editor of the Black Scholar journal and has written eight books covering the odyssey of the blacks Continue reading...