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A black man with dredlocks, a blue patterned shirt, and a white undershirt, places a pink sticky note on a white board that asks “What could the U.S. look like post-reparations?”. The whiteboard is decorated with stars, a light bulb, a green flag, dotted lines, and other post-its.

Redressing the racial health gap

A Harvard symposium examines the public health case for reparations to Black descendants of slavery and what remedy might look like.
By Michael Blanding