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APsplainin | America's ["]last slave ship["] could offer a case for reparations
"Now, the history of Meaher and the slave ship Clotilda may offer one of the more clear-cut cases for slavery reparations, with identifiable perpetrators and victims."

No. AP published this story to suggest proscribing the cause of action and class certification of claimants demanding reparations for multiple injuries by the US federal gov. More despicable than contradicting the pertinent legislative bill, by omitting state liabilities in this specious  "narrative" and reducing standing to sue to private parties, the plot seemingly verifies the conviction of 63% of McConnell's crypto-libertarian residents that they are not beneficiaries of historical slave labor, much less systematic economic frauds, peonage, and political discrimination harming descendants of US slaves.

H.R.40 - Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act
"SEC. 3. Establishment and duties. ...(b) Duties.--The Commission shall perform the following duties:..."

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I'll be dead and goddamed before that happens.
immediate action on today's problems

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Oct 6th, 2019 at 12:28:18 AM EST
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