“How to Pay Reparations: A Documentary”

Title“How to Pay Reparations: A Documentary”
Year for Search2020
AuthorsOnyebuchi, Tochi [Joshua](b. 1987)
Secondary AuthorsMcIlwain, Charlton(b. 1971)
Secondary TitleSlate
Date PublishedAugust 29, 2020
KeywordsAfrican American author, Male author
Annotation

The story is set in the near future in which one town decides to pay its Black residents for the history of racism. 

URLHow to Pay Reparations: a Documentary, a new short story by Tochi Onyebuchi. (slate.com)
Info Notes

For a response by Charlton McIlwain (b. 1971). “Reparations Cannot Be Reduced to Mere Computation.” Illus. Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Slate (August 29, 2020). Racism cannot be reduced to mere computation. (slate.com)

Illustration

Illus. Natalie Matthews-Ramo

Author Note

Both Onyebuchi (b. 1987) and McIlwain (b. 1971) are African American authors. McIlwain is a Professor and Vice Provost at New York University.

Full Text

2020 Onyebuchi, Tochi [Joshua] (b. 1987). “How to Pay Reparations: A Documentary.” Illus. Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Slate (August 29, 2020). How to Pay Reparations: a Documentary, a new short story by Tochi Onyebuchi. (slate.com). For a response by Charlton McIlwain (b. 1971). “Reparations Cannot Be Reduced to Mere Computation.” Illus. Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Slate (August 29, 2020). Racism cannot be reduced to mere computation. (slate.com)

The story is set in the near future in which one town decides to pay its Black residents for the history of racism. Both Onyebuchi and McIlwain are African American authors. McIlwain is a Professor and Vice Provost at New York University.