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The Cost of Inheritance

The Cost of Inheritance: An America ReFramed Special, is an hour-long documentary that explores the complex issue of reparations in the United States using a thoughtful approach to history, historical injustices, systemic inequities, and the critical dialogue on racial conciliation. Through personal narratives, community inquiries, and scholarly insights, it aims to inspire an understanding of the scope and rationale of the reparations debate.

Director: Yoruba Richen
Executive Producer: Darryl Ford Williams, Christopher Hastings
Producer: Mehret Mandefro, Lacey Schwartz Delgado, Iris Samson (Associate Producer), Earl Lewis (Co-producer)
Cinematographer: Keith Walker, Frank Caloiero
Editor: Jessica Lee Salas, Cecilia Préstamo , Ash Warren (Assistant Editor)
Music: Kathryn Bostic

Source: PBS YouTube


IBW21 (The Institute of the Black World 21st Century) is committed to enhancing the capacity of Black communities in the U.S. and globally to achieve cultural, social, economic and political equality and an enhanced quality of life for all marginalized people.