Black People Politics : Reparations Movement Growing Strong...Closer than you think

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You revile educated black people. A lot of them have served in the military as Line and Staff Officers (I myself included), who have an intimate knowledge of both sides of the equation to creating, maintaining, and leading effective fighting forces. Since you did not answer my questions, I can assume that you have no real training and experience. I find that funny about many of you revolutionaries, because many of you never actually go out and get the very training you need to effectively conduct your revolution.

On to Vietnam's success. Do you think Vietnam accomplished the feat of defeating the US alone? Vietnam had help from the USSR and China, both had an interest in spreading their economic system and stymieing US interests. They received the training, supplies, rest and relaxation needed to aid them in fighting the invading US. Do you have any allies with the means of war production and ability to counter the air power of the US? Also, the Vietnamese Army were on their home turf with a greater understanding of their environment than the invading army. Your revolution is a civil war where both sides are familiar with the terrain, giving no advantage to your future ragtag ill trained and equipped guerrilla army of misfits. Last, the North Vietnamese Army and people were not dependent on the US government for the necessities of life. They could hide in their jungles and conduct a guerrilla war. Your so called army would have no such independence, since many of your soldiers would be dependent on the very governments (city, state, federal) they are fighting against.

You also must understand that the political and social situation is wholly different. The US went into Vietnam at the request of France, who wanted to regain control over Indochina. The US interest was really to make sure France joined the new NATO organization to help counter the USSR's influence in Europe. The US social and political will was not wholly behind the venture. You would not be labeled revolutionaries by a significant portion of the US population, like the North Vietnamese were, fighting for your homeland and freedom. You would be labeled domestic terrorist by at least 86% (we only make at most 14% of the US population) of the US population, giving the US government all it needed socially and politically to eradicate you and your followers.

Unlike you and most of your future followers, the US military has actually conducted many low intensity conflicts around the world. Your knowledge of the subject is wholly intellectual and second hand, while the ones you would be fighting have actual experience in conducting low intensity conflicts and training guerrilla warriors.
Oh yeah, imo you, like most of your kind have been educated into ignorance. The primary function of education is to secure a people's survival by solving THEIR problems! Not beg their historical and traditional enemy for jobs. Least of all a job fighting in racist, imperialistic wars for big business! Obviously your education didn't teach you to analyze and think critically. It's called being brainwashed!!!! Lol Finally, my teacher, leader, and hero is Malcolm X. He taught that there were two types of slaves. Field ******* and house *******, negro if you prefer. Which are you? You can't be both!!!
 

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Calculating Reparations: $1.5 Million for Each Slave Descendant in the U.S

For some descendants of persons held in U.S. chattel bondage, no monetary sum can compensate for the enslavement of their ancestors. However, for those looking for a number, there are various ways to calculate the value of involuntary servitude. Here’s one of them ...

https://www.blackagendareport.com/content/calculating-reparations-15-million-each-slave-descendant-us


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This is what reparations could actually look like in America


... To repair this breach, it’s becoming increasingly clear that reparations for black slavery and its legacy—including Jim Crow—must be part of the equation; facing what activist Randall Robinson calls “the debt” to people of African descent, those of us who are low on melanin content (aka “white”) will have to address the often uncomfortable history of how lighter skin color conferred, and continues to confer, economic advantage. To do otherwise is to live a destructive lie, perpetuating a perverted myth of deservedness that holds back our entire society and each of us individually ...

https://qz.com/1012692/this-is-what-reparations-could-actually-look-like-in-america/


A lasting legacy. (Reuters/Edmund Fountain)


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For Reparations: A Conversation With William A. Darity Jr.


William A. Darity Jr. is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University. The focus of his work is on inequality based on race, class, and ethnicity. He has been published in The Atlantic, The New York Times, and most recently Jacobin Magazine. He is currently co-writing with Kristen Mullen a new book about reparations for African Americans, From Here to Equality, hoped to be released by Fall of 2017 ...

http://thenextsystem.org/for-reparations/


ADAM SIMPSON, CARLA SKANDIER AND WILLIAM A. DARITY, JR. | MARCH 10, 2017

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Debate Continues Over Reparations for U.S. Slavery


...The coverage continues on Tuesday, when NPR airs part of a debate sponsored by Justice Talking, a radio program created by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. NPR's Margot Adler moderates the debate between two leading activists, Adjoa Aiyetoro and Robert Sedler.

https://www.npr.org/programs/specials/racism/010827.reparations.html

Adjoa Aiyetoro
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Robert Sedler
Photo: Wayne State University


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Descendants of slaves sold by Georgetown want more than symbolic atonement

By Jarvis DeBerry, columnist
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...She said the members of the GU272 Descendants Association are lobbying for their descendants' interests in ways their ancestors could not lobby for theirs. They're looking for a way to support descendants "in perpetuity, so that this lives on beyond us.

https://www.nola.com/opinions/index.ssf/2018/01/georgetown_slavery.html


Deja Lindsey, 20, a junior at Georgetown University, talks on her cell phone in front of Healy Hall on campus, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in Washington


 

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