Wed, Aug 11|
Book and Media Club (BAM!)
Join BAM! for a discussion on reparations. What are they? Where, why, and how have they been done before? What went well and what didn't? What might the US Government try to do now/soon? What might we as individuals try to do?
Time & Location
Aug 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
About the event
Here is a list of media options to check out on the subject. Even if you don't get to reading/watching/listening, all are welcome to join the discussion!
- The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Atlantic, https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/
- From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century, by William Darity Jr and A. Kirsten Mullen. Or an interview of the authors: https://www.npr.org/2020/06/17/879041052/william-darity-jr-discusses-reparations-racial-equality-in-his-new-book
- Reparations Gone Wrong - Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2021-04-21/reparations-gone-wrong-podcast
- America Has Tried Reparations Before. Here Is How It Went. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/19/us/reparations-slavery.html
- Reparations: The Big Payback https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/reparations-the-big-payback/id1548013961
- Radio piece: DIY Reparations in Vermont https://www.npr.org/2021/05/05/993976420/diy-reparations