It is a Fact America has prospered at the hands of Free Labor through the use of Slavery. It is estimated that some 222,505,049 hours of forced labor were worked by African American Slaves.
Following Slavery some 40,000 slaves were promised 40 acres and a mule.
This promise was eventually rejected by President Andrew Johnson
From the abolishment of Slavery till the Civil Rights Movements African Americans have experienced economic setbacks and disparities that have yet to be corrected.
Decades of slavery, racism and discrimination have caused the African American population to experience financial hardships that to this day is still felt.
Decades of not being able to own land, get a bank loan, start a business and many more disadvantages were unwantedly afforded to the African American population and caused financial and emotional travesties.
America has to take responsibility for the mistreatment and the financial gain it has experienced at the expense of African Americans. Legislation
The Purpose of BlackReparations.org is to bring National Awareness towards the issue of Reparations.
A study was conducted by Harper’s Magazine which states America owes the descendants of slavery over 100 Trillion Dollars as a result of slavery. That figure is based on 222,505,049 hours of forced labor between 1619 and 1865, with a compounded interest of 6%. Since our current government was established in 1789 its portion of that 100 Trillion dollar debt would be closer to 40 Trillion.
That is a check America cannot write, but there is something America can do to start correcting the wrongs of her Past.
Free College Education for every African American regardless of age.Education has been proven to be one of the most effective ways towards decreasing poverty, crime and creating wealth. This is what we want from America.
this is an awesome idea!
Now is the time to stop talking about it and Do something about it.
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- We are now live!