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On the Impact of Reparations Payments for Slavery on Growth and Sustainable Development: Can Reparations Buy Growth?

By Editors' Choice, Reparations

By Stefan Richards Abstract: Reparation refers to the repairing of damage through the payment of money or through other methods employed by the offending party. This paper adds to the discussion on reparations by relating the effect of foreign aid on economic growth to the effect of reparations payments for slavery on economic growth; thereby providing economic proof for viability of reparations. Previous academic papers on reparations do not support their…

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Back Apology for Namibia Genocide with Reparations

By Editors' Choice, News & Current Affairs, Reparations

It would be nothing short of racist for Germany to deny the Herero and Nama people financial reparations, writes Shannon Ebrahim. Any time now we can expect Chancellor Angela Merkel to issue a formal apology to Namibia for the genocide exacted on the Herero and Nama people by German colonial authorities from November 1904. It was the first genocide of the 20th century, and it is only recently that the…

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Review: Black Subjugation in America

By Editors' Choice, Reparations

By Kim Scipes Books Reviewed in this Essay: Theodore W. Allen, The Invention of the White Race. London and New York: Verso, 2012. Edward E. Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. New York: Basic Books, 2014. Sven Beckert, Empire of Cotton: A Global History. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Julianne Malveaux

IBW Statement HR-40 by Dr. Malveaux

By NAARC Posts, Reparations

When he addressed the Southern Christian Leadership Council in 1967, in his speech, “Where Do We Go From Here?” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. noted “ Of the good things in life, the Negro has approximately one half those of whites. of the bad things of life, he has twice those of whites. Thus half of all Negroes live in substandard housing. And Negroes have half the income of whites…

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