Recently, Georgetown students voted to pay an additional fee in an attempt to atone for the school’s past with slavery. We discuss the idea of reparations as a means for atoning for America’s past with slavery.
Cristobal Young is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Cornell University. He is the author of The Myth of Millionaire Tax Flight: How Place Still Matters for the Rich (2017, Stanford University Press). Twitter: @cristobalyoung5