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Corporate reparations and transgenerational trauma

It’s admirable that Wachovia Corp., the nation’s fourth largest bank, under pressure from the cities of Philadelphia, Chicago and Los Angeles, finally revealed and apologized for their role in the heinous transatlantic slave trade. (“Wachovia finds role in slavery in its past,” Philadelphia Inquirer, June 2.)

Slavery: Not as dead as you think

Few Americans learned in school that slaves were about half the workforce that built the White House and the U.S. Capitol.