‘Reparations’ Website Allows Whites to Aid in Racial Justice

‘Reparations’ Website Allows Whites to Aid in Racial Justice

New social experiment allows donors to provide money, services to people of color.

by #teamEBONY, August 12, 2016

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‘Reparations’ Website Allows Whites to Aid in Racial Justice

The reparations debate is one that is often discussed when it comes to equality for Blacks in America, and a new experiment is taking the conversation one step further.

“Reparations” is giving white people a chance to help “fix” racial injustice by donating money, goods and/or services to people of color. The website was started by Natasha Marin. The conceptual artist says the site began as a social media experiment on Facebook last month.



“What if you actually did something meaningful for someone before the end of the year?” the website states. “What if a stranger restored your belief in humanity, if only for a moment, by supporting you and allowing you to claim something you need in a material way? I invite People of Color to ask for what we need to feel better, be happier, be more productive by posting in this space…”

Read more on JetMag.com.





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