From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century

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Date(s) - 01/19/2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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In the book From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty First Century, economist William Darity Jr. and co-author A. Kirsten Mullen, make the most comprehensive case to date for economic reparations for U.S. descendants of slavery using innovative methods that link monetary values to historical wrongs and offer a detailed roadmap for an effective reparations program, including a substantial payment to each documented U.S. black descendant of slavery. In this Author Meets Reader session, the authors will be joined by the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Permanent Forum on People of African Descent, Howard Law School Professor Justin Hanford and Univ. of Toledo Law School Prof. of Law Rebecca Zietlow of the Burlington, Vermont Reparations Taskforce. Professor Tanya Kateri Hernandez will serve as the moderator. This Diversity and Inclusion Speaker series event is supported by Perkins Coie LLP and co-sponsored by The Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center at Howard Law School. E-book copies shall be provided to a select number of attendees.

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