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Blacks Owned Other Blacks, Will They Get Reparations?

Blacks Owned Slaves

The passage of local reparations in places like Evanston, Illinois last fall, and Asheville, North Carolina more recently are worrisome on many levels, not least of which because they invite potential for inciting even further racial division. Their passage also prompts the uncomfortable but entirely legitimately requisite questions of who is responsible for black enslavement in America and therefore who is responsible for paying? A reading of the 1860 census reveals some fascinating details into the realities of slavery. While it’s universally known is that whites owned slaves in the early United States; almost universally unknown is that free blacks owned a fair number themselves. In the lead-up to the Civil War, the free population of the entire United States, which also

$14 Trillion in Slavery Reparations – What Would the Future Look Like?

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television, made a splash and told CNBC recently the U.S. government should provide $14 trillion of reparations for slavery to help reduce racial inequality. The wealth divide and police brutality against blacks are at the heart of protests that have erupted across the nation following last week's killing of George Floyd during an arrest in Minneapolis. "Now is the time to go big" to keep America from dividing into two separate and unequal societies, Johnson said. Calling reparations the "affirmative action program of all time," Johnson said they would send the signal that white Americans acknowledge "damages that are owed" for the unequal playing field created by slavery and the decades since with a "wealth transfer to white

The WOKE-ing Dead are Coming for You?

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Why was George Floyd's death at the hands of Minnesota police immediately declared "racist?" This question is the third rail in today's Orwellian world of newspeak, and anybody who dares ask it is struck with 600 volts of pure vitriol by the media and other elements of the political Left that racialize every event they can to further their agendas. The dark symmetry between the media and the mayhem on the street is unmistakable, undeniable, and a clear and present danger to the survival of our republic.  The media animates the actors with a consistent diet of disinformation and deceit to elicit a response powerful enough to mold public policy and terrify any would-be objectors into silence.  Activism in the media