U.S. Owes Black People Reparations For a History of ‘Racial Terrorism,’ Says U.N. Panel

Instead of spending TRILLIONS on updating Nuclear Armageddon the colonialist powers should pay reparations for the continuing consequences of their historical racist mega/crimes.

Protestors angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of black teen Trayvon Martin march through the streets of downtown Los Angeles, California July 16, 2013. A jury in Sanford, Florida last week found Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watchman, not guilty of shooting dead Martin, a 17 year-old unarmed teen on the night of February 26, 2012. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK

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By Ishaan Tharoor

September 29, 2016 “Information Clearing House” – “Washington Post” – The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva.

This conclusion was part of a study by the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, a body that reports to the international organization’s High Commissioner on Human Rights. The group of experts, which includes leading human rights lawyers from around the world, presented its findings to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday, pointing to the continuing link between present injustices and the dark chapters of American history.

“In particular, the legacy of colonial history, enslavement, racial subordination and segregation, racial terrorism and racial inequality in the United States remains a serious challenge, as there has been no real commitment to reparations and to truth…

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