For every dollar of wealth owned by the average US white household, the average Black household has ten cents. From WUNC: The Arc of Justice, a four episode series grounded in the scholarship of prominent African American economist William Darity Jr., explores how that racial wealth gap came to be.
The U.S. has paid reparations to several groups, for a variety of wrongs. But reparations to African Americans have not been paid to date. What’s the case for reparations? And how might such a program work?
The Arc of Justice, From Here to Equality is produced by North Carolina Public Radio/WUNC and the Ways & Means podcast from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, It is distributed by American Public Media.
Episode four of this series, “Not So Long Ago,” will air on Friday July 22nd at 10 AM and 8 PM on KCPW 88.3 FM.