A Dialogue on Reparations

May 1, 2003

Roger Clegg

Between an Opponent and a Supporter:

A: Should African Americans be paid reparations for slavery?

B: The short answer is no, but first let’s unpack that question. Do you mean only for slavery, because most reparations advocates also think that reparations are appropriate
for post-slavery discrimination.

A Dialogue on Reparations