Catching up with Eva Paterson:
Serving as President of the Equal Justice Society, Eva Paterson testified on April 9, 2019 at the House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Hate Crimes, White Nationalism, and White Supremacy. Watch C-SPAN video clip. More on her House appearance at the EJS site.
Patterson also appeared last week on PBS News Hour’s feature: What 2020 Democrats think about reparations
“For centuries, kidnapped Africans worked for free to make America great, and to make businesses very wealthy, and we recouped none of the benefits.
In addition, centuries of discrimination and bias have also put African-Americans in a very untenable situation, and so reparations are a way to make us whole.”