A Catholic Order Pledged $100 Million to Atone for Taking Part in the Slave Trade. Some Descendants Want a New Deal.

I spoke about this at today’s small group meeting. 

TL/DR: “A simmering concern is whether the leaders — Joseph M. Stewart, Cheryllyn Branche and Earl Williams Sr. — adequately reflected the voices and needs of the wider community in their negotiations with the Jesuits.” The concerns are valid. I’ve seen them myself.

An additional story in The Hoya: https://thehoya.com/descendants-of-jesuit-enslavement-voice-opposition-to-new-reconciliation-fund/

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