Areva Martin

PBS News covers DSLUE press conference with Areva Martin

Descendants of Those Enslaved by St. Louis University Calculated their Ancestors’ Unpaid Labor. Here’s How.

ST. LOUIS — Descendants of the Black people enslaved by St. Louis University have for the first time calculated how much labor and wealth was stolen from their ancestors, their latest effort in a years-long push for the university to “make good on promises of justice and accountability.”

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Civil Rights Attorney Areva Martin speaks to press at DLUE Teach In

Unveiled Value of Stolen Labor that Built St. Louis University in First-Of-Its-Kind Assessment

DESCENDANTS OF ENSLAVED THAT BUILT ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY – JOINED BY SEN. KARLA MAY (D-05), LEAD COUNSEL AREVA MARTIN, EXPERTS, AND NEARLY 200 SUPPORTERS – UNVEILED VALUE OF STOLEN LABOR THAT BUILT ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY IN FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND ASSESSMENT Descendants and supporters called on University to disgorge assets; experts estimate value of slave labor that built

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Two women hold a banner that reads Section 14 Survivors

Black Families Pushed Out To Build Palm Springs Were Promised Reparations, Lawyer Says Talks Have Stalled

Photo by Diamond Dust Photography “Although the City of Palm Springs formally apologized for its role in the devastation of this community and announced plans to hire a reparations consultant to develop a plan and negotiate a settlement, counsel for these families known as the Palm Springs Section 14 Survivors says that negotiations are at a standstill. “

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