By Sara Weissman, Diverse — Georgetown University recently announced that it would fundraise $400,000 a year to benefit the descendants of 247 slaves sold by the school’s Jesuit founders in 1833, after students voted to make a reparations fund in April. The money will go toward funding community projects like schools and health clinics for the over 4,000 living descendants. The official decision, publicized last week, comes on the heels…
Could No Longer Wait!
The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), an initiative of IBW 21st Century has been at the forefront of the global reparations movement. This is a winnable fight but your financial engagement is needed to keep pushing!