A Boston University professor is making her pro-reparations stance clear. In a, op-ed published Sept. 16 in BU Today (the school’s newspaper), Dr. Joyce Hope Scott is challenging America to not only own its original sin, but to also count and pay the cost.
Entitled “It’s Time for Reparations and Transitional Justice for African Americans,” Scott’s piece identifies many past and present social ills like slavery, systemic racism, Jim Crow, police brutality, mass incarceration, etc. that prove post-racial America is a “myth.”
“It is time for truth-telling and acceptance of our moral, legal, political, and sociocultural responsibilities—in essence, another opportunity to acknowledge and make right the deep wrong of chattel slavery and its destructive aftermath for Black people and our entire society,” Scott wrote.
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