TITLE

Debt Relief

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;11/06/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 19, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the slavery-reparations movement in the United States, and the possible economic implications thereof. Purpose of the movement, to demand the U.S. government to compensate blacks for their ancestors being enslaved; Thoughts of Adjua Aiyetoro of the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N'COBRA); Possibility that the movement could materialize into real compensation.
ACCESSION #
3714408

 

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