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America’s Sordid History of Paying Reparations to White Enslavers

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In both cases, Black freedom was never the plan. It was a side effect of the plan, a strategy for one group of white elites to use against another.

Forty-three years later, (did I mention our government was built by Presbyterians?) America and Great Britain settled on terms and England paid reparations to American enslavers.

Sounds… familiar? Gif courtesy Giphy

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