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Reparations: "The idea of making amends for a wrong that has been committed."

(Reparations for Slavery E185.89. R45 C37 2008)

Slavery Reparations: "The idea that African Americans are owed reparations for their ancestors' labor as slaves."

(Encyclopedia of African American History E185. E544 2010)



  • Racial reparations
  • Racism
  • Reparations
  • Reparations for historical injustices
  • Slavery reparations
  • Slavery


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Reference Books

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Encyclopedia of African American history - Leslie M. Alexander and Walter C. Rucker
Call Number: REF E185 .E544 2010

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Encyclopedia of African American history, 1896 to the present :from the age of segregation to the twenty-first century - Paul Finkelman
Call Number: REF E185 .E5453 2009

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The African American encyclopedia - R. Kent Rasmussen
Call Number: REF E185 .A253 2001


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