Denver activists make reparations hoping for racial justice and reconciliation
Throughout Denver, there’s a growing racial justice movement focused on reparations and reconciliation. Most of those involved in this push to bridge the racial divide have been encouraged to do so after discovering a dark part of their family history.
While going through some old family records, retired financial strategist Lotte Lieb Dula discovered her great-great grandfather’s leather-bound notebook that held a family secret.
“This is a ledger book with a list of the slaves here,” she said. “My family enslaved hundreds of people. So far, I found over 400 slaves and I’m thinking it’ll be in the thousands when I complete my research.”
To read the rest of this article, go to: Denver activists make reparations hoping for racial justice and reconciliation, by Micah Smith for The Denver Channel (ABC).