URC Black History Monthly
A one-hour conversation every month
Third Monday Evenings @ 7.30pm on Zoom
Programme for Monday 21 June 7.30-8.30pm
‘Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.’
The argument for the payment of reparations for the legacies of slavery took a fresh turn with the publication in Atlantic Magazine of the article by Ta Nehisi Coates, ‘The Case for Reparations‘. (To read the article, click on the article title.) We will be discussing the article and ‘the case for reparations’, especially as it relates to our situation in the United Kingdom.