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Former AHA president Jacqueline Jones (Univ. of Texas at Austin) published an op-ed in the Boston Globe about the issues facing the Boston City Council’s new slavery reparations commission, as well as the commission’s “unique opportunity to study the city’s complicated Black history.” “In exploring the issue of reparations,” Jones writes, “the commission must highlight the devastating human toll that flowed from unjust and discriminatory workplaces.”