- — Daniel José Camacho (@DanielJCamacho)Thu, May 22 2014 02:27:05It's not just that people are opposed to reparations. They are opposed to talking about it, considering it, and studying the history.
- — Daniel José Camacho (@DanielJCamacho)Thu, May 22 2014 02:58:25Many Xians aren't ready to address reparations. They would first have to A) truly address Xianity's complicity with slavery/white supremacy
- — Daniel José Camacho (@DanielJCamacho)Thu, May 22 2014 04:21:12Observe how the Xian intellectuals respond to Coates' piece on reparations. Watch and observe closely.
- — Yolanda Pierce (@YNPierce)Thu, May 22 2014 13:45:36Your church has work to do when it was built by the labor of enslaved people who weren't even allowed to sit in the pews. #Reparations
- — Yolanda Pierce (@YNPierce)Thu, May 22 2014 13:46:36Your church has work to do when it wants to be "multiracial" but ignores race & insists on all-white & all-male leadership. #Reparations
- — Yolanda Pierce (@YNPierce)Thu, May 22 2014 13:48:53The Christian church should have led the #Reparations movement, but it continues to cower in the face of original sin of white supremacy.
- — Drew G. I. Hart (@DruHart)Thu, May 22 2014 13:54:13If the White Church hasn't seriously worked through what reparations must mean for them, they have not repented from white supremacy. #Truth
- — Drew G. I. Hart (@DruHart)Thu, May 22 2014 13:56:00Theres no truthful talk about restorative justice when you operate void of the historical moment, a racialized history drenched in hegemony.
TNC, Case for Reparations, and the Church
A few of the Church-specific reactions this Ta-Nehisi Coates's article: http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/05/the-case-for-reparations/361631/