We are doing these critical examinations already;thank you; in peace
Superb analysis of what an honest dialogue around reparations should look like – one that takes account of class differentiation among African Americans and the black “misleadership” class.
Have We Ever Had One?
What would a serious discussion on reparations look like? Will anybody ever come up with a realistic roadmap to get there, or is reparations talk just that –- all talk? Is reparations an answer to class politics, or is it the politics of a particular class? And what if we fought for millions of new green jobs, rolling back the prison state, guaranteed annual income, decent housing and free education but didn’t call it “reparations”?
Just what would a constructive and useful discussion of reparations for the descendants of Africans enslaved in the US look like. Certainly it would bear no resemblance to the nonsense emanating from Ta Nehesi Coates and others around…
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