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  • Why is the reparations movement gaining momentum in the U.S.?

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    Support for reparations for people of African descent to compensate for slavery and racial oppression is growing because U.S. political and corporate leaders have retreated from a commitment to racial justice, says Sundiata Cha-Jua, an Illinois professor of history and of African American studies.

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Sundiata Cha-Jua, email