Burlington reparations task force meets - VT Business Magazine

The first meeting of the Burlington task force on racial reparations met yesterday. Will interest decline, now that the election is over?

“I am proud that Burlington is the first City in the country to examine and account for the role it has played in the foundational injustice of chattel slavery and the responsibility of repairing its harm,” said Mayor Weinberger. “A shameful chapter of the long, terrible history of slavery and its aftermath is that for over 30 years, congress has refused to even study the possibility of reparations, despite annual resolutions calling for that examination.”

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-11-12 16:14:46 -0500