"It's time we start having honest, direct conversations about reparations. August will mark the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved people being sold into bondage in America. America used 246 years of enslaving millions of African Americans to enrich, develop, and create our nation. And for the last 154 years, we have avoided confronting this horrific history and its continuing legacy.
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee showed leadership by re-introducing H.R. 40, a bill to establish a commission to study reparations proposals for African Americans. And this time, the nation is paying attention like never before."
If reparations are the right path for America, how do we get there? Come hear community activist Kamau Franklin and others discuss pros and cons of how much the government owes African Americans, equality vs equity.
The center is MARTA accessible --- 1 block from MLK Train Station