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5 Examples of How Blacks Can Fight For Reparations For Slavery


The Jewish people had great success in accumulating billions of dollars in reparations after the Holocaust in Germany. After World War II,  they created associations such as The World Jewish Restitution Organization and The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) and these agencies filed court cases and won reparations on behalf of the victims and their descendants.

Do Blacks deserve reparations for slavery and colonialism?  It’s a popular issue to debate. Some people observe that Native Americans, Japanese and Jewish people received reparations for crimes committed against them, and wonder why Blacks across the globe have not been compensated as well.

Maybe Black people haven’t made the right approach to secure reparations for the African Holocaust? Maybe the same arguments and strategies that the Jewish people used successfully could work for us.

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