RIDICULOUS: Asheville, North Carolina Approves Reparations for Black Residents

In one of the most ridiculous news stories you will read today, the City Council of Asheville, North Carolina has apologized for the city’s historic role in slavery, discrimination and denial of basic liberties to Black residents and voted to provide reparations to them and their descendants.

The 7-0 vote came the night of July 14.

“Hundreds of years of black blood spilled that basically fills the cup we drink from today,” said Councilman Keith Young, one of two African American members of the body and the measure’s chief proponent.

“It is simply not enough to remove statutes. Black people in this country are dealing with issues that are systemic in nature,” Young said.

The unanimously passed resolution does not mandate direct payments. Instead it will make investments in areas where Black residents face disparities.

“The resulting budgetary and programmatic priorities may include but not be limited to increasing minority home ownership and access to other affordable housing, increasing minority business ownership and career opportunities, strategies to grow equity and generational wealth, closing the gaps in health care, education, employment and pay, neighborhood safety and fairness within criminal justice,” the resolution reads.

When does it end America? It seems now that racism is only a one-way street.

You can read more of this insanity at Citizen Times.

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(Dr.) Alan Sabrosky
(Dr.) Alan Sabrosky
1 year ago

Since no one alive today was a slave or owned slaves, the concept is ridiculous on its face. The great failures of black America today are due overwhelmingly to three things: the advent of a welfare system that reduced the incentive to work, the breakup of the black family as a consequence of that, and a demented rap/hip-hop sub-cultyure glorifying violence, drugs, rape & the abuse of women generally. I have lived for 25 years in what is now a 95% black neighborhood in a black majority city, and know whereof I speak. Unless black America deals with these issues,… Read more »