Princeton Theological Seminary announced it will provide $27 million in scholarships and other initiatives as a form of reparations for its ties to slavery. It is the second seminary in the US to do so.
The announcement, made on October 18, came nearly a year after a two-year investigation uncovered the school’s deep connection to slavery. Following the initiation of its 2016 investigation, the seminary faced calls from its Association of Black Seminarians (ABS) to approve and distribute reparations, according to The Daily Princetonian.
In March, the ABS