“You can think of the vaccine almost as medical reparations. It’s the ‘40 acres and a mule,’ but of 2021.”
We spoke to Nikuyah Walker, the mayor of Charlottesville, about what it’s like to govern during a racial reckoning.
The multibillion-dollar cannabis industry is shutting out Black people who were jailed for selling weed. Freeway Rick Ross wants to change that.
Cory Booker wants to be president, and he also wants to talk about reparations. VICE News asked him if thinks he’ll be able to do both.
“If you did the math of the 40 acres and a mule ..."
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Danny Glover testified about reparations in Washington on Juneteeth and debated whether we should just cut checks to the descendants of slaves or invest in social services that help them.
"You’d argue like the devil with them. Then you’d go down and have lunch or dinner together"
The former vice president continues to split with the more left-wing candidates he's running against.
Cash would not only be a form of repayment, it would also undeniably improve people's health.
Jesuit priests sold their 272 slaves for about $3.3 million in today’s dollars, a portion of which was used to keep Georgetown running and pay off its debts.
We talked to niv Acosta and Fannie Sosa about their new show, "Black Power Naps."