reperations - Whether African American should receive...

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Whether African American should receive reparations for slavery Another topic of debate is whether African American should receive reparations for slavery. One of the major arguments in favor of giving reparations for slavery is that the slaves were forced to work long hours against their will without any sort of pay. However, the opposition states that while this is atrocious, they are concerned with how would the reparations be handed out. Yet, the records at the time were poor how would they determine who would be able to receive reparations. During slavery people that were even partially African were sold therefore, being able to prove your ancestry would be extremely difficult. Another popular argument for reparations is the suffering that was inflicted up African Americans because of slavery. Though obviously the direct effects are hard to measure there is undeniable cultural ramifications and discrimination that still root from the practice of slavery. Slavery is the reason for the current fragmented status of African American culture, as well as
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