5:30 to 7 pm
Merrill Community Center, Beloit WI
Hello everyone, The Courageous Conversations topic for this month is
reparations. Here are a couple of articles to start our thinking:
The Case for Reparations
Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States.
Mitch McConnell’s response: