MIT Forum for Equity: The Case for Reparations (2020)
In this interactive forum from October 9, 2020, the MIT community spotlights the work of William Darity PhD ’78, author of From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century (UNC Press, 2020). Darity, the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, discusses the research behind the book and its implications for America in the years ahead and take questions from participants. Moderator: Corban Swain, PhD candidate, Biological Engineering.
Presented by the MIT Alumni Association, the Forum for Equity aims to engage alumni through thoughtful online conversations that help educate, inform, and examine the problems focused on social justice and help to catalyze change in our communities and in the world.