Last year, Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS) committed $28 million to pay reparations for its complicity in the institutions of American slavery. PTS’ steps include offering scholarships, fellowships, and resources to the descendants of those affected by its actions, as well as inhabitants of West African nations impacted by the slave trade.
Our own university should follow suit with an even bigger commitment. While others have proposed the idea of reparations in this paper, the Seminary’s recent decision gives new context — and urgency — to the issue.
Did You Know...?African Americans worked on campus as students, staff, and teaching assistants. Read More