A blueprint for reparations in the US | William "Sandy" Darity

A blueprint for reparations in the US | William "Sandy" Darity

By TED

TED Talks Daily

Tuesday, 14 July

With clarity and insight, economist and author William "Sandy" Darity discusses how the grievous injustice of slavery in the US led to the immense wealth gap that currently exists between Black and white Americans. He explains how reparations for descendants of enslaved people would work -- and why it's necessary that the US engage in this act of compensation and redemption to make progress towards true equality. (This virtual conversation, hosted by TED's current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, was recorded June 30, 2020.)
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