Georgetown Students Agree to Pay Reparations. No, Really

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Welcome to 2019—where whole-ass cities are suing their citizens for allegedly beating themselves up, affluent white folks are fucking off their privilege by scamming universities, a black kid from Atlanta has resurrected country music, and reparations are somehow trending without the need of a hashtag.

But while presidential hopefuls such as U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rouke are talking about it, the students at Georgetown University are apparently very much about that action—as ABC News reports the school could become the first college in the nation to mandate a fee to benefit descendants of slaves that were sold by the university nearly 200 years ago . . .

For the full story by Jay Connor follow the link below to theroot.com.