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Should there be reparations for slavery? Show more Show less
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More than 150 years since the end of slavery, racial inequality is still evident in the United States. Black Americans have an average household wealth just a tenth of white families, face housing and banking discrimination, and higher policing. Reparations for slavery is either a path towards equality or a path to further division.

No, there should not be reparations for slavery Show more Show less

The logistics, ethics, and effects of reparations are troubling. Reparations are impractical and divisive in practice.
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Reparations are logistically impractical

Not all black Americans descended from slaves, so tracing back who is deserving of reparations is complicated. Also, if the system isn't careful it could fall victim to exploitation.
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