St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones signed an executive order creating a reparations commission to explore how reparations could benefit the city's Black residents.

Calls for reparations for Black Americans continue to grow, with some arguing for a multi-trillion dollar investment.


Some 156 years after the end of the Civil War and the official abolition of slavery through the 13th Amendment, the idea of reparations is gaining currency in Washington. Is it time for the U.S. to pay its debt for the legacy of slavery?


Former President Barack Obama said he believes America owes a debt to the descendants of enslaved Africans, reversing his position on reparations as debate about legislation on the contentious topic gains steam in Congress.

Perhaps no other issue among presidential candidates has managed to get as much attention as the argument surrounding reparations for descendants of slaves.


Rep. John Conyers held a Capitol Hill briefing to spark dialogue about reparations.