American Renaissance

Wachovia Agrees To Contribution in Wake of Slavery Report

AR Articles on Reparations
The Case Against Reparations (May 2002)
The Reparations Battle (May 2002)
The Never-Ending Debt (May 2000)
Search AmRen.com for Reparations
More news stories on Reparations
AP, June 3

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The nation’s fourth-largest bank will make a financial contribution for black history education following its public apology for reaping past profits from slavery, Wachovia Corp. said Friday.

Charlotte-based Wachovia, which apologized Wednesday, agreed to make a financial commitment but provided no details.

“We didn’t want to create the appearance that we were putting a price on the harm done to people by slavery,” bank spokeswoman Carrie Ruddy said. “We decided it was not the right time.

{snip}

More on this story.

Original article

(Posted on June 6, 2005)

     Previous story       Next Story       Post a Comment      Search

Comments


Home      Top      Previous story       Next Story      Search

Post a Comment

Commenting guidelines: We welcome comments that add information or perspective, and we encourage polite debate. Statements of fact and well-considered opinion are welcome, but we will not post comments that include obscenities or insults, whether of groups or individuals. We reserve the right to hold our critics to lower standards.




Remember Me?

(you may use HTML tags for style)