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Should America Pay? Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations

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ISBN-10: 0060083107

ISBN-13: 9780060083106

Edition: 2003

Authors: Raymond Winbush

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/21/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
History and Reparations
The African American Warrant for Reparations: The Crime of European Enslavement of Africans and Its Consequences
Reparations: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Excerpt from Black Exodus: The Ex-Slave Pension Movement Reader
Restitution as a Precondition of Reconciliation: Native Hawaiians and Indigenous Human Rights
And the Earth Moved: Stealing Black Land in the United States
Reparations and the Law
Reparations for the Descendants of American Slaves Under International Law
Does America Owe a Debt to the Descendants of Its Slaves?
Many Billions Gone: Is It Time to Reconsider the Case for Black Reparations?
Slave Taxes
Reflections on Homer Plessy and Reparations
Voices for and Against Reparations
Presumed Victims
Debt of Honor
Against Reparations
... Or a Childish Illusion of Justice?: Reparations Enshrine Victimhood, Dishonoring Our Ancestors
Reparations and Grassroots Organizing
The National Black United Front and the Reparations Movement
The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N'COBRA): Its Creation and Contribution to the Reparations Movement
The Popularization of the International Demand for Reparations for African People
Reparations and Intervention
Debtor's Prison: Facing History and Its Consequences
Reparations and Health Care for African Americans: Repairing the Damage from the Legacy of Slavery
The United States' Debt Owed to Black People
Riding the Reparations Bandwagon
Reparations + Education = The Pass to Freedom
Interview with Chester and Timothy Hurdle, Barbara Ratliffe, and Ina Hurdle-McGee, October 29, 2002
Afterword
Historical Documents
Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution
Special Field Orders No. 15, 1865
Thaddeus Stevens, A Plan for Confiscation, 1867
Congressman John Conyers's House Bill 40, 1997
The Dakar Declaration, 2001
Farmer-Paellmann v. FleetBoston, Aetna Inc., CSX
Notes
Index