Two hundred fifty years of slavery.
Ninety years of Jim Crow.
Sixty years of separate but equal.
Thirty-five years of racist housing policy.
Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.
“The Case for Reparations” by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Atlantic Monthly, May 2014
“If you sought to advantage one group of Americans and disadvantage another, you could scarcely choose a more graceful method than housing discrimination.”