Flashpoint 7/14/19: Considering reparations for slavery; upcoming presidential debate in Detroit

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DETROITHere is what you missed on Sunday's episode of Flashpoint: 

With the Democrats closing in on their debate date in Detroit, a topic that has long struggled to reach the center of the table keeps drawing more discussion. 

The word is reparations. Should there be a kind of settlement for slavery? If so, how could it possibly work? 

Guests discussed these topics and more on Flashpoint Sunday. 

Segment One: 

Nolan Finley, editorial page editor of The Detroit News; Stephen Henderson, host of Detroit Today on WDET; Portia Roberson, CEO, Focus: Hope and Chastity Pratt, reporter, Bridge Magazine. 

Segment Two: 

The Rev. Wendell Anthony, president of the Detroit branch of the NAACP. 

Segment Three: 

Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this week's episode with Rev. Wendell Anthony, president of the Detroit branch of the NAACP


About the Authors:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.