Black Leaders Demand Reparations From White Churches

By Daniel Walker | March 28, 2024

Concerted effort

Black leaders and clergy in Boston have intensified calls for reparations from white churches, seeking to address historic injustices rooted in the city's involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. 
 

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The demand for reparations, totaling $15 billion, reflects a concerted effort to confront the enduring legacies of slavery and institutional racism, marking a significant development in the ongoing discourse surrounding reparative justice.

The slave trade

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Rev. Kevin C. Peterson, founder of the New Democracy Coalition, and other Black leaders have urged white churches in Boston to acknowledge their historical ties to the slave trade and commit to reparations.