Reparations for African Americans

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American slavery ended with the Civil War but the debate about moral responsibility continues. Workers enslaved by Nazi Germany will finally be paid for their suffering, and Japanese Americans have been compensated for internment during World War II. Now, a growing movement insists that there should be reparations for African slavery in America, but the issue leaves blacks as divided as whites. Who should be eligible? Who would pay? Would there be real benefit? We ask those who have studied, worked for, and written about reparations.
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Center for New Black Leadership

Energy Information Administration

Los Angeles Times

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Warren Olney