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by gogoniantking1
3 weeks, 6 days ago
1. Compensation for systemic denial of access to high quality educational opportunities in the form of full and free access for all Blacks (including currently undocumented persons and former prisoners) to lifelong education, including: free access and open admissions to public community colleges. and universities, technical education (technology, trade and agriculture), educational support programs, retroactive student loan forgiveness and support for lifelong learning programs.
2. Compensation for the continued alienation, discrimination and exploitation of our communities in the form of a guaranteed minimum acceptable income for all Blacks with clearly defined corporate rules.
3. Reparations for damage sustained by our communities through environmental racism, slavery, food apartheid, housing discrimination and racial capitalism in the form of corporate and government reparations aimed at healing current physical and mental trauma and ensuring our access to and control of food sources. housing and land.
4. Reparations for the cultural and educational exploitation, erasure and extraction of our communities in the form of approved public school curricula that critique the political, economic and social impact of colonialism and slavery, as well as funding to support, build, preserve, and restore cultural values ​​and sacred sites to ensure recognition and respect for our collective struggles and victories.
5. Legislation at the federal and state levels that require the United States to recognize the long-term effects of slavery, develop and implement a plan to address those consequences. This includes the immediate creation of a "Commission to Investigate Proposals for Reparations for African Americans" or subsequent versions calling for reparative remedies.