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FEATURING DR. BETTINA LOVE - In 1983, an educational commission formed under President Ronald Reagan released a 35-page report called A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform. That report laid the groundwork for decades of reform, many of which remain in place today. 

In a new book, Punished for Dreaming, Dr. Bettina Love lays out how, “a thirty- five-page educational report manufactured an educational crisis of catastrophic proportions that destroyed generations of Black families”- a crisis that combined the educational industry with the prison industry. To remedy the harm, Dr. Love calls for an implementation of “educational reparations.”

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