Reparations for Slavery: A Reader
Reparations for Slavery: A Reader is a collection of essays on the topic of reparations for slavery in the United States. Unlike many other readers on such topics, this book includes a substantial number of essays designed to provide the entire discussion with an historical context by giving the reader a vivid sense of the injuries inflicted by slavery, its aftermath, and the continuing history of state-supported discrimination.
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Why Reparations Slavery and Its Aftermath
The Conditions of Slavery
Harriet Jacobs Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Frederick Douglass What to the Slave is the 4th of July?
Restoring White Supremacy Jim Crow
The Continuing Injuries of Slavery and Jim Crow
Slaverys Insults The Continuing Nonmaterial Injuries of Slavery
Early Reparations Initiatives
Reparations for Slavery in Scholarly Writing
Stephen Kershnar The Case against Reparations
Underlying Questions of Responsibility and Entitlement
Collective Responsibility Am I Responsible for the Misdeeds of Others?
Samuel Scheffler Relationships and Responsibilities
Historical Responsibility Are the Sins of the Fathers to Be Visited on Their GreatGreatGrandchildren?
Jeremy Waldron Superseding Historic Injustice
Janna Thompson Historical Obligations
The Nineteenth Century
Reparations Bill for the African Slaves in the United States The First Session Fortieth Congress
Thaddeus Stevens Quoted Speaking to the US House of Representatives on Section 4 of H R 29 The 1867 Slave Reparation Bill
The MidTwentieth Century
James Forman The Black Manifesto1969
Hugo Bedau Compensatory justice and The Black Manifesto
H R 40 IH 33 106th Congress 1st Session
The Official record from Hansard of the Debate Initiated by Lord Gifford QC in the House of Lords of the British Parliament on 14th March 1996 C...
The Contemporary Moral Debate over Restitution
Reparations for Slavery in the Popular Press Reading 1 David Horowitz Ten Reasons Why Reparations for Blacks Is a Bad Idea for Black and Racist ...
Ernest Allen Jr and Robert Chrisman Ten Reasons A Response to David Horowitz
Janna Thompson Historical Injustice and Reparations Justifying Claims of Descendants
Some Devilish Details
Legal Matters Forum Making the Case for Racial Reparations Harpers Magazine
Dalton Conley Wealth Matters from Being Black Living in the Red
Between Vengeance and Forgiveness
About the Editors
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