Personal Reparations 2: Black Wealth, White Saviorism, and H.R. 40

Sarah Eisner
11 min readNov 7, 2019
Our “Slaves in the City” Tour

For Part 1 of this story, click here.

Last week I caught a red eye to Hilton Head, spent a day recovering, and then my mother, step-father and I drove the 40 miles southwest to Port Wentworth, Georgia, to meet up with my cousin Koelker and his wife, and then with Randy Quarterman and his family — descendants of a man my great-great-great-grandfather…

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Sarah Eisner

Writer, reader, compulsive swimmer and apple fritter eater.