In the February 21, 2001 edition, USA Today features Deadria C. Farmer-Paellmann and reports on Farmer-Paellmann’s research identifying some 60 companies that profited from slavery and how Farmer-Paellmann has taken findings to some nine of them (banks, insurers, etc.) In the same year, Deadria C. Farmer-Paellmann is keynote presenter at the N’COBRA national convention in Baton Rouge.


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. 19.

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