6. The Destruction of Black Communities
From Tulsa, Oklahoma to Overtown in Miami Florida, States have condoned or spearheaded the destruction of Black communities. As a result, members of those neighborhoods have been forcibly displaced and in many cases rendered permanently homeless.
Remember that the deportation or forcible transfer of a population is considered a gross violation of human rights. By intentionally – whether actively or passively – forcing Black residents from their communities, yet another strong argument for Black reparations can be made.
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