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Amherst, Massachusetts to Pay Reparations to Black Residents [OPINION]

1420 WBSM
1420 WBSM
 2021-08-03
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To the best of my knowledge, no one in Amherst, Massachusetts, has ever owned a slave. No one in Amherst, Massachusetts, has ever been held in bondage as a slave, including the few Black residents who live there. Yet the Amherst Town Council has voted 12-1 to create a fund...

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MJ M
08-03

Paying money because they're black is discriminatory and racist. They have the same opportunities as every other American. Shame on you Amherst!

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chrisimbri
08-03

My ancestors didnt own slaves, so I'm tax exempt, and anyone collecting should have to prove they are ancestors of slaves

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RmB Wet
08-04

I will take mine too since I am Irish and my ancestors were enslaved as well.If not then you’re a racist one sided town that should be dissolved into belchertown or Hadley and. I longer be considered a town more less an addition to the racism issue we have in our country

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