UN report: U.S. owes reparations to blacks for police shootings

UN report: U.S. owes reparations to blacks for police shootings
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[Ed. – The report cites slavery too, but the real headline is that it says “reparations” are due for the police shootings.  That implies a whole different level of basically unbounded victimization and culpability.  There’s no way to put a boundary on it and make a cut-off somewhere.]

A new report released by the United Nations concludes the United States owes reparations to African-Americans for slavery and recent police-involved shooting deaths. …

“In particular, the legacy of colonial history, enslavement, racial subordination and segregation, racial terrorism and racial inequality in the United States remains a serious challenge, as there has been no real commitment to reparations and to truth and reconciliation for people of African descent,” the report read, according to The Washington Post.

The group also made the stunning accusation that recent police-involved shootings are similar to the brutal lynchings of the Ku Klux Klan and amount to a “human rights crisis.” “Contemporary police killings and the trauma that they create are reminiscent of the past racial terror of lynching,” the report stated.

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