Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Can reparations help right the wrongs of slavery?

Professor Glenn Loury provided commentary on slavery reparations, saying "Seeing blackness and African descent as some kind of subhuman category, that would legitimate in the land of the free and the home of the brave carrying on a commerce in human chattel... That was a deep and profound injury. It can't be made into a piece of cash."

August 12, 2019 PBS NewsHour