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McKenna 118

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Day of Common Learning

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The U.S. government has provided funds to people wrongfully discriminated against in the past, including the Japanese wrongly placed in internment camps during World War II and the forced diaspora of Native Americans onto reservation sites. However, nothing has been done to compensate African Americans for their unjust removal from Africa and enslavement prior to the American Civil War. In today’s terms, how much is the 40 acres and a mule worth after this promise of repayment was revoked over 150 years ago? Join this discussion of what an African American reparation would look like given past historical compensation amounts, financial principles, and what Christian principles suggest about what to do moving forward.

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Oct 26th, 1:00 PM

Faith and Financing Reparations

McKenna 118

The U.S. government has provided funds to people wrongfully discriminated against in the past, including the Japanese wrongly placed in internment camps during World War II and the forced diaspora of Native Americans onto reservation sites. However, nothing has been done to compensate African Americans for their unjust removal from Africa and enslavement prior to the American Civil War. In today’s terms, how much is the 40 acres and a mule worth after this promise of repayment was revoked over 150 years ago? Join this discussion of what an African American reparation would look like given past historical compensation amounts, financial principles, and what Christian principles suggest about what to do moving forward.