SGA Senators View Reparations Resolution As Step For Greater Understanding
SGA senators view reparations resolution as step for greater understanding
Ta-Nehisi Coates, one of the most outspoken proponents for civil rights of our time, published an article in 2014 titled “The Case for Reparations.” His advocacy has sparked debate across the country on a defining issue of our time.
The Huffington Post recently explained that while Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Michigan) has introduced the Commission to study Reparations Proposals for African-Americans Act every year since 1989, that bill has consistently been stalled.
Inspired by the work of Tyriek Mack and other students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Senator Andrea Ambam and myself recently wrote a resolution to call for reparations for black …