Black reparations and the racial wealth gap

Date Published: 6/15/2020

Author(s): Sandy Darity

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Summary: Mullen and Darity give a little historical context before highlighting and answering some common questions about reparations. They also describe the total that is needed ($10-12 Trillion) to completely close the wealth gap. Common themes in the questions and answers revolve around how payment could be made, how it should be viewed from a global perspective, and how to balance reparations with other initiatives.

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