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Reparations For African Americans
Opinion

Reparations For African Americans

Reparations are due to African Americans because of the enslavement and exploitation of their ancestors. A US Government survey of descendants of enslaved people has revealed that approximately one-fourth of those descendants want to receive compensation. Some would even go so far as to demand that the US Government pay reparations for the losses they suffered. Several experts agree that reparations should be paid to those descendants. Arguments for paying reparations to descendants of enslaved people Reparations for the victims of slavery have been attempted since 1860, but the issue still remains divisive. According to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll, 29% of Americans support paying reparations to descendants of enslaved people. This number increas...