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Dr Boyce Watkins: Here’s why the Catholic Church owes Trillions in reparations for slavery

Dr Boyce Watkins: Here’s why the Catholic Church owes Trillions in reparations for slavery

Many people talk about the government’s role in the payment of reparations for slavery. What is not often mentioned, however, is that along with the government, many church institutions benefited handsomely from slavery. Additionally, as the moral leadership of the world, the Catholic Church was especially complicit in the perpetuation of slavery.

In this video, Dr Boyce Watkins sets the record straight. Watkins says that the Catholic Church owes trillions in reparations to black people around the world for their role in the slave trade. You can listen to the video below:

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