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Alfred L. Brophy

Professor of Law Historian at the University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill and Author of “Reparations Pro and Con

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The list of injustices black people have suffered in America is long, and that’s why some say they deserve reparations.

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The list of injustices black people have suffered in America is long, and that’s why some say they deserve reparations.

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