In February 2016, after spending a week meeting with African Americans across the United States, including in Baltimore, Chicago, New York City, D.C. and Jackson, Mississippi, the U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent releases its recommendations, urging the US to consider reparations to African Americans whose ancestors were enslaved as part of trans-Atlantic slave trade.

 

Reference: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-government-should-pay-reparations-to-the-african-american-descendants-of-slaves-un-committee-says-a6842851.html

 

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