This Week on The Scene: Judge Patrick Robinson on Reparations for Transatlantic Chattel Slavery

In this week’s episode of The Scene, Judge Patrick Robinson, of the International Court of Justice, discusses a powerful and comprehensive new report on the scale of compensation owed for transatlantic chattel slavery; the forms that reparations should and should not take and how reparations might emerge in the wake of the demise of affirmative action as a deeper and more historically grounded justice movement; and how his experience growing up in Jamaica inspired his commitment to the cause.

Listen to the episode here: