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  • Should Black America Get Reparations?

    05/29/2012 12:30:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    NewsOne For Black America ^ | May 16, 2012 | Kirsten West Savali
    Reparations. That single word has the power to bring forth memories of slave screams, blood-shed, lynching, raping and the unrepentant theft of generations of successful Black families by the United States of America. It also has the power to breed resentment, as the 40 acres and a mule that Black Americans were promised by General William Sherman at the close of the American Civil War were snatched away by President Andrew Johnson and returned to their White owners. Watch the 2008 presidential hopefuls debate whether African Americans should receive reparations here: (VIDEO AT LINK) Primarily left landless, fragmented, disconnected from...