Toward Transformative Reparations


The resource recounts a meeting between the Global Circle for Reparations and Healing and the Vatican to discuss the Catholic Church's role in the trans-Atlantic slave trade. It highlights subsequent developments, including Pope Francis's apology for the Church's involvement in Canada's Indigenous residential schools. It advocates for "Transformative Reparations" in the United States, emphasizing monetary compensation and societal transformation to address historical injustices and promote healing for African Americans and Indigenous people.

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BIPOC Health Equity Library
Published on 09/27/2022
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Public Health and Equity Resource Navigator
Published on 10/22/2021