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Brown University Students Call For Reparations To Descendants Of Slaves Owned By School's Founders

Passers-by walk and ride along a path on the campus of Brown University, in Providence, R.I., Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (Steven Senne/AP)
Passers-by walk and ride along a path on the campus of Brown University, in Providence, R.I., Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (Steven Senne/AP)

Undergrads at Brown University are calling on the institution to offer reparations to the descendants of the enslaved people owned by and tied to the Brown family and its associates.

Jason Carroll, senior and student body president at Brown, joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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