Tag Archives: Reparations

Reparations Hearing | The Anointed Opening Statement of Ta-Nehisi Coates

God Is In This Ta-Nehisi Coates words were like King David’s slingshot against Goliath… Author Ta-Nehisi Coates told lawmakers at a House committee hearing that the debate over reparations is “a dilemma of inheritance.” Coates called out Senate Majority Leader … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | House hearing on reparations for slavery set for next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The House … Continue reading

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Julian Castro on Reparations: ‘Why Wouldn’t You Compensate People Who Actually Were Property?’

Julian Castro clocked the shyt outta Bernie Sanders. Bernie just got uncovered for his bigoted racism about reparations. Notice when folks bring up reparations for black people, Bernie says that would be divisive,  what about poor white people? Poor white … Continue reading

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The Destruction of the Black Family Part 10

Hat tip R-Evolution Enslaved Black American Women terminating/preventing pregnancies as resistance… Women resisted reproduction in order to resist slavery. They resisted reproduction by finding medicine or herbs that would terminate pregnancy or by practicing abstinence. For example, chewing on cotton … Continue reading

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White Texas Commissioners Accidentally Vote to Back Slavery Reparations

3 Chics had to front page this story. Talk about CLUELESS. These folks should have been required to pass a LITERACY TEST. Dallas County, population 2.5 million, now officially stands for “monetary and substantial reparations” for black Americans’ suffering, after … Continue reading

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Video & Transcript | The Case for REPARATIONS by Ta Nehisi Coates

Ta Nehisi Coates’ article, The Case for Reparations in the Atlantic. Bill Moyers & Ta Nehisi Coates SG2: “This ISH is EMBARRASSING! white income in 2011 was 72% higher than blacks. Where’s the outrage? When women were making 77 cents … Continue reading

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