By: Patrick Sills
Hundreds of years ago, innocent people residing on the continent of Africa were randomly whisked away from their homes, families and livelihoods, shackled in chains, and subsequently forced to spend weeks in the lower decks of ships crossing the Atlantic Ocean to the Western...
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By: Devin Keller
The debate as to whether today's America owes restitution to the descendants of slaves is still alive. Considering it has been well over 100 years since slavery was abolished, it is rather surprising that there are people that feel restitution is due. Let's first ask...
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By: Richard Ellis
Restitution in monetary terms to the descendants of slaves makes no sense and would be impossible to implement. Who would receive the money, and how much should a descendant receive, and by what criteria would that be decided? It is too complicated to contemplate. Besides...
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By: Hopefully Helpful
Let's answer that question with other questions so we can see just how stupid it really is. 1) Should White American descendant's of slave buyers be compensated by Africa because they have had to pay the price for Africans selling there own people into...
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By: Elizabeth M Young
Of course, America should pay restitution to the descendants of slaves, regardless of the complaints from the new immigrants and their children that they were not here. They are here now and need to pay for the country that was built on slave and today's...
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