*Ta-Nehisi Coates sent a line-drive straight at turkey neck Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the Senate Majority Leader, also known as the “Grim Reaper.” Coates’ action directed at McConnell came during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on reparations for slavery. Coates got right down to business from jump when he responded directly to McConnell’s claim that the government should not … Continue reading Ta-Nehisi Coates Gives ‘Grim Reaper’ Mitch McConnell Epic Lesson on Reparations – WATCH — EURweb
In a 1968 speech just prior to his death on April 4, Martin Luther King Jr. appeared to articulate the next phase of the fight for equality in America. It wasn’t focused on equal rights or the plight of African Americans in education in the wake of Brown v. Board of Education—it focused on black…On the … Continue reading On the Anniversary of MLK Jr.’s Assassination, We Should Heed King’s Economic Roadmap to Reparations — The Root
https://thegrio.com/2019/02/25/sen-kamala-harris-gets-backlash-over-question-about-reparations-for-african-americans/ Senator Harris may soon realize that the old trick of grouping our pain and suffering in with everybody else's pain and suffering is not a winning strategy. Like so many Black politicians before her, she obviously feels that you can't have policy that is specifically intended to help African-Americans only. Other groups never have … Continue reading Insight: Kamala Harris Backslid on Her Support for Reparations for African-Americans
https://www.theroot.com/in-an-interview-with-the-root-julian-castro-calls-for-1832730905 I believe this is my third or fourth post about reparations for slavery; except the other two or three were about 2020 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson promising African-Americans 100 billion dollars in reparations. I told you guys that she would open up the floodgates for more mainstream candidates to talk about slavery reparations.
Wait, wait, wait! Before you say, “I don’t have time to read about people who won’t win anyway!”, hear me out. If you read my pieces and follow me, then you know that I’ve been putting out a few tidbits here and there about Marianne Williamson and Andrew Yang. Williamson is the declared Democratic presidential … Continue reading Opinion: Two Democratic Presidential Candidates the Media Wants to Hide Because They May Help Blacks and Working Class People