The Case for Reparations Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years ...

The Case for Reparations Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years ...

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The Case for Reparations Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.

The Case for Reparations Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.

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Part 2: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Segregation, Housing Discrimination and “The Case for Reparations” "There is nothing natural about racism as it exists in America," explains Ta-Nehisi Coates in his extended interview about his essay, “The Case for Reparations.”  Watch the first part of the interview here: http://owl.li/xsfjf

Part 2: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Segregation, Housing Discrimination and “The Case for Reparations” "There is nothing natural about racism as it exists in America," explains Ta-Nehisi Coates in his extended interview about his essay, “The Case for Reparations.” Watch the first part of the interview here: http://owl.li/xsfjf

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A reading list of books on race and racism in America, via Ta-Nehisi Coates at The Atlantic.

A reading list of books on race and racism in America, via Ta-Nehisi Coates at The Atlantic.

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The Case for Reparations - The AtlanticTwo hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole. Ta-Nehisi Coates JUNE 2014

The Case for Reparations - The AtlanticTwo hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole. Ta-Nehisi Coates JUNE 2014

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The Case for Reparations  by Ta-Nehisi Coates http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/05/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/05/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

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"A postcard dated August 3, 1920, depicts the aftermath of a lynching in Center, Texas, near the Louisiana border. According to the text on the other side, the victim was a 16-year-old boy." Oh, such a high-old time was had by all that Texas mob of church-going (so-called "Christian") folk, eager to get their smiling faces in the picture.  :(

"A postcard dated August 3, 1920, depicts the aftermath of a lynching in Center, Texas, near the Louisiana border. According to the text on the other side, the victim was a 16-year-old boy." Oh, such a high-old time was had by all that Texas mob of church-going (so-called "Christian") folk, eager to get their smiling faces in the picture. :(

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"The Case For Reparations" @The Atlantic magazine cover story article by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Facing the Truth: The Case for Reparations. This week Bill speaks with Ta-Nehisi Coates,  a senior editor for The Atlantic about his cover s...

Facing the Truth: The Case for Reparations. This week Bill speaks with Ta-Nehisi Coates, a senior editor for The Atlantic about his cover s...

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The Case for Reparations - The Atlantic Slaves in South Carolina prepare cotton for the gin in 1862. (Timothy H. O’sullivan/Library of Congress)

The Case for Reparations - The Atlantic Slaves in South Carolina prepare cotton for the gin in 1862. (Timothy H. O’sullivan/Library of Congress)

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