Reparations Should Come in Form of Lucrative Endowments for Every HBCU

Former African-American slaves deserved their reparations in the form of 40 acres and a mule in 1865.

Why not?

My ancestors like Cecilia and Solomon Huff and their daughters worked their fingers to the bone so that many White Americans could steal generational wealth just like they stole Africans from the shores of West Africa.

Forty acres and a mule would not have compensated them for the centuries of free labor, but it would have given Black folks a head start in building generational wealth, which would still be felt today if the American government did not renege on its promise to freed slaves.

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