Red Ice News

The Future is the Past

Democrats Renew Demand for Slavery Reparations
New to Red Ice? Start Here!

Democrats Renew Demand for Slavery Reparations

Source: washingtonexaminer.com

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and other Democrats this week re-introduced legislation that would set up a commission to consider whether reparations should be paid to black Americans for slavery.

Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., has proposed the bill in each Congress for at least the last two decades.

A description of the bill said the legislation would set up a commission to both examine the possibility of reparations, but also an apology for the "racial and economic discrimination against African-Americans."

It's a response to the "fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States."

Conyers' new bill wasn't released as of Wednesday, but the version of the bill proposed last year found that 4 million blacks were enslaved in the U.S. from 1619 to 1865. It said the commission would examine the entire history of slavery, and then make recommendations on whether the U.S. government should apologize for slavery, and whether reparation payments are warranted.

Comments

We're Hiring

We are looking for a professional video editor, animator and graphics expert that can join us full time to work on our video productions.

Apply

Help Out

Sign up for a membership to support Red Ice. If you want to help advance our efforts further, please:

Donate

Tips

Send us a news tip or a
Guest suggestion

Send Tip

Related News

Slavery reparations row to dominate UK prime minister's visit to Jamaica
Slavery reparations row to dominate UK prime minister's visit to Jamaica
U2 Frontman Bono Taunts Sweden Democrats During Genocidal Rant
U2 Frontman Bono Taunts Sweden Democrats During Genocidal Rant

Archives Pick

Red Ice T-Shirts

Red Ice Radio

3Fourteen

The Transgender Industrial Complex
Scott Howard - The Transgender Industrial Complex
The Great Reset
Charlie Robinson - The Great Reset

TV

Are You Ready For Climate Lockdowns?
Are You Ready For Climate Lockdowns?
Covid-19 'Vaccine' Propaganda Targeting Black Americans - Hip Hop Vaxx
Covid-19 'Vaccine' Propaganda Targeting Black Americans - Hip Hop Vaxx

RSSYoutubeGoogle+iTunesSoundCloudStitcherTuneIn

Design by Henrik Palmgren © Red Ice Privacy Policy