Originally Posted by drugsarebad
Not trying to start WWIII here, but just out of curiosity, how many people ITT would find themselves agreeing with these two assertions:
1. In the Civil War era, North should have compensated Southern slave owners to purchase those slaves their freedom
2. Using race and promoting diversity as a factor in college admissions, in an attempt to redress the still lingering impacts of legislative and de facto segregation, violates the equal protection of white Americans?
I wonder how many people in this thread would find themselves agreeing with these following two assertions?:
1. Reparations should be made to everyone who is descended from ancestors that were previously slaves before the civil war.
2. Institutionalized discrimination against whites and other various government programs are the only way that descendants from former slaves can get ahead in the USA.