Reparations at Georgetown

Recently, Georgetown students voted to pay an additional fee in an attempt to atone for the school’s past with slavery. We discuss the idea of reparations as a means for atoning for America’s past with slavery.

Discussants

Cristobal Young is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Cornell University. He is the author of The Myth of Millionaire Tax Flight: How Place Still Matters for the Rich (2017, Stanford University Press). Twitter: @cristobalyoung5 ‏

Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen

Leslie Hinkson co-hosts The Annex. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Her recent book is Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine(2017 University of Minnesota Press).

Gabriel Rossman co-hosts The AnnexHe is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He wrote Climbing the Charts: What Radio Airplay Tells Us about the Diffusion of Innovation(2015, Princeton) Twitter: @GabrielRossman

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