News 12 Staff reports

What was New Jersey’s role in the enslavement of Black people? And could a task force be the answer to the descendants of slaves getting reparations?

Van Winkle ran the Van Winkle slavering – a ring that captured free and enslaved Blacks and sold them into permanent slavery.

Now there is a bill in the New Jersey Legislature that would establish a Reparations Task Force in the state. It is known as Bill S322.