DC Reparations for Descendants of Slavery

DC Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie talks about his reparations bills.

The idea of reparations for the descendants of slaves is not a new idea.  It’s been floated many times over the past several years.  What is a more unusual idea is one introduced last week by DC Ward 5 Councilman Kenyan McDuffie. It’s a bill that seeks reparations for the DC descendants of chattel slavery.


Kenyan McDuffie (D) Councilman, District of Columbia, Ward 5

Nkechi Taifa, Esq., Member, The National African American Reparations Commission