- Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Harriet Jacobs -- What to the slave is the Fourth of July? / Frederick Douglass -- Restoring white supremacy: Jim Crow -- The continuing injuries of slavery and Jim Crow -- Slavery's insults: the continuing nonmaterial injuries of slavery -- Reparations bill for the African slaves in the United States / The first session Fortieth Congress -- The 1867 slave reparation bill / Thaddeus Stevens, quoted speaking to the U.S. House of Representatives on section 4 of H.R. 29 -- The black manifesto (1969) / James Forman -- Compensatory justice and the black manifesto / Hugo Bedau -- H.R. 40, IH 33, 106th Congress, 1st session -- The official record from Hansard of the debate initiated by Lord Gifford QC in the House of Lords of the British Parliament on 14th March 1996 concerning the African reparations -- Ten reasons why reparations for blacks is a bad idea for blacks, and racist too / David Horowitz -- Ten reasons: a response to David Horowitz / Ernest Allen Jr. and Robert Chrisman -- Collective responsibility / Nicholas Rescher -- Relationships and responsibilities / Samuel Scheffler -- Ancient wrongs and modern rights / George Sher -- Supersedinng historic injustice / Jeremy Waldron -- Historical obligations / Janna Thompson -- Historical injustices and reparations: justifying claims of descendants / Janna Thompson -- Making the case for racial reparations / Harper's Magazine -- 'Wealth matters' from Being black, living in the red / Dalton Conley -- Exerpt from Between vengeance and forgiveness / Martha Minow.
- 0742514757 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0742514765 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-337) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Delaware copy: Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment; 20045
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