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Response to bravenak (Original post)

Thu Jun 26, 2014, 05:16 AM

19. The closing paragraph says a great deal



This, to me, is the deepest significance of reparations. People who think this is just a matter of giving black things vastly underestimate the challenge. Reparations may seem impractical. Living without history, I suspect, will—in the long term—prove to be suicidal


I can't wait to read his follow up blogs on this.

Ultimately - I grow frustrated with the reminiscing about singing mighty freedom sings during the Civil Rights movement. I suspect many people are. That American experience changed only so much - and left a great deal undone. Because the social construct itself was never challenged. And well - it made black Americans full citizens without making us full human beings.

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