What is Owed?

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GBH

What is Owed?

5.0/5

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Boston - like many cities around the US - has begun to wrestle with the notion of paying reparations to Black people to make up for 400 years of enslavement and economic exclusion. But in Boston, this debate is layered in history. It was here that slavery was first legalized in the American colonies; it was here that founders of American independence are buried alongside the Black people they enslaved; and it was here that legislation was introduced in the 1980s that became the model of a national bill calling for reparations - a bill that is still on agenda in...


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Score: 5

Stephen O. • Podcast Delivery Feb 18, 2024

"...from the logistics and qualification measures to what it means for cities to pay a nation’s long-overdue debt. The process of paying reparations is not without its hurdles and the seven-part series will unpack multitudes..."

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