Point Taken

Should the US Pay Reparations to Black Americans?

Episode 5 | 26m 46s

History can’t be rewritten, but can it be redressed? Even though the United States ended slavery more than a century ago, the effects of the atrocity still endure. Does the United States need to make up for that? If so, are reparations the answer? Hosted by Carlos Watson with guests Kmele Foster, Wendy Murphy, Tom Shattuck, and Valerie Rawlston Wilson

Aired: 05/10/16

Rating: NR

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