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Release Date: 11/14/2020

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Throughout history, the U.S. and other countries have paid reparations to a wide range of people and groups, for a variety of wrongs. But reparations to African Americans have not been paid to date.

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Throughout the nation’s history, time and again, promising signs of African American progress have been shattered by acts of violence serving the interests of white supremacy. The extent of that violence is widespread and ongoing.

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Episode 5 premieres April 7. It will explore white violence against Black people through the decades.

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In this episode: The GI Bill was a conveyor belt into the middle class for millions of white WWII veterans, but many African American veterans were excluded. Subsequent generations continue to feel the effects. 

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In this episode: how the federal government promoted housing segregation and thwarted African American home ownership.

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A tale of two promises made by the U.S. government – one kept, one broken. What happened, and what does this have to do with the existing wealth gap between African Americans and white Americans?

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Series premiere: “The Arc of Justice – From Here to Equality." Inspired by professor William “Sandy” Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen's book From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century.

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Live event for Duke Energy Week 2020. Guests:

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In this “Short Takes” episode, host Deondra Rose talks with Prof. Sandy Darity for a continued discussion of reparations. Jentleson's work was the topic of the Ways & Means Podcast episode: Reparations: How it Could Happen.

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The question of whether and how to compensate descendants of people formerly enslaved in the United States has hung over the country since the end of the Civil War. It’s getting new traction in the 2020 election. Duke Professor William "Sandy" Darity has created a Reparations Planning Committee to flesh out the details of how a reparations program would work.

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Live event for Duke Energy Week 2020. Guests:

Hilton Kelley, Goldman Environmental Prize winner. A former Hollywood stuntman, Kelley returned home to Port Arthur, Texas to battle for environmental justice.

Karen Torrent of The National Whistleblower Center and Duke Prof. Tim Profeta discuss the new Climate Risk Disclosure Lab initiative.

Co-hosts: Journalist Lindsay Foster Thomas; Prof. Deondra Rose of Polis: Duke Center for Politics; Duke Master of Public Policy student Raffi Wineburg.