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Atonement and forgiveness : a new model for black reparations

Author: Roy L Brooks
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004.
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Offering a comprehensive discussion of the history of the black redress movement, this book puts forward a powerful plan for repairing the damaged relationship between the federal government and  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy L Brooks
ISBN: 0520239415 9780520239418
OCLC Number: 928481240
Notes: "George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies."
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 325 p)
Contents: Preface 1. The Purpose and History of the Black Redress Movement 2. Harms to Slaves and Free Blacks 3. Harms to Descendants 4. The Tort Model 5. The Atonement Model 6. Opposing Arguments Epilogue Appendix 1: Selected List of Other Human Injustices Appendix 2: Summary of the Negotiations That Led to Germany's Foundation Law Notes Select Bibliography Table of Cases Table of Statutes Index
Responsibility: Roy L. Brooks.


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"Brooks's atonement model makes a singularly important contribution to the reparations debate. He argues that racial reconciliation in the United States can be achieved through reparations for Read more...

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