Bishop Henry McNeal Turner (bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church from 1880 to 1915; Georgia legislator during Reconstruction; U.S. Army chaplain; newspaper editor; civil rights and back-to-Africa activist; African missionary; and early proponent of black theology) calls for reparations from the US Federal Government.

 

 

Reference:  Congressmember John Conyers Jr. with Jo Ann Nichols Watson, Reparations: An Idea Whose Time Has Come,in Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations(ed. Raymond A. Winbush, PhD 2003) at p. 15.

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