Public Health Post

William Darity

by: Oluwatobi Alliyu
December 2, 2019

Public Health Post: What is your definition of reparations?

William Darity: Reparations is restitution for grievous injustice. My research focus has been on reparations for Black Americans, descendants of folks who were enslaved in the United States.

Which institutions in the public and private sectors do you think would implement reparation laws, policies, or programs for Black Americans?

I’m solidly of the position that the Federal Government, as the culpable party, is the body responsible for enacting a reparations program.

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