Righting Wrongs: The Role of Apology and Reparations for Slavery

Righting Wrongs: The Role of Apology and Reparations for Slavery

Description: 

Sponsored by Critical Connections and The Karuna Center for Peacebuilding, this last in the series "Rehumanizing and Restoring Relationships" features Dr. Theodore Johnson, a public policy expert on race and social justice, and Dr. Ali Aslam, an Assistant Professor of Politics at Mount Holyoke College, discussing the nature of apologies for acts committed by states, the history of reparations for acts committed by states and the issues surrounding apology and reparations on the subject of slavery. The event featured Kent Alexander as moderator with additional comment by Dr. Amilcar Shabazz, professor of history and Africana Studies at UMass, Amherst. The event took place at Edwards Church in Northampton on April 3, 2019.

Production Date: 
Friday, April 5, 2019

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