|1793. Religion is the form in which America first allowed our personalities to
Richard Wright, 1908-1960 Novelist
|1794. Ever since 1950 I've been on the trail fighting for reparations. They owe
us more than they could ever pay. They stole us from our mothers and fathers
and took our names away from us. They worked us free of charge 18 hours a
day, seven days a week under the lash for centuries.|
Queen Mother Moore (Audley Moore), 1898-1997 Nationalist leader
|1795. Every family shall have a plot of not more than forty acres of tillable
William T. Sherman, 1820-1891 U.S. General Special Field Orders, Savannah, GA, Jan. 16, 1865
|1796. Reparations will not level the playing field . . . but they will further the
process. Reparations through tax abatement would be a specific acknowledgement of a specific wrong in a specific place.|
Ibrahim K. Sundiata, 1944- Scholar
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Publication information: Book title: African American Quotations. Contributors: Richard Newman - Author. Publisher: Oryx Press. Place of publication: Phoenix. Publication year: 1998. Page number: 286.
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