Reparations for Slavery and Disenfranchisement to African Americans: Four Hundred Years

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A DYNAMIC BOOK, by Teacher, Entrepreneur, and Author, GENE A.BROWN, has taken the forum of “Reparations for Slavery and Disenfranchisement” to a new height. The Magnitude and duration of this catastrophic event which extended over four centuries, from the Middle Passage Voyages, to the late 19th century. He has, painstakingly, researched the evils of the institution of slavery, and deemed it to be the most heinous of crimes against humanity that the World has ever assessed. This epic revelation unveils the panoramic details and accountability for the ills and effects of slavery. The climatic apex of the book presents the remedies for the Litigation, Payments, Restitution, and Compensation to African Americans for Slave Labor and Bondage for nearly four centuries. The terms of litigation are modeled after the Jewish Holocaust litigation and compensation Decree, and victims who were compensated for “free, forced labor” in concentration camps across Europe, and those who were compensated in the Nuremburg Litigation Decree; to the Japanese Americans, who were encamped during World War II, and who were paid with cash payments and letters of apology from President G. H. W. Bush, and, finally, to Native Americans who were compensated with huge cash payments during the 1970s and 1980s. The last chapter, A MODEST PROPOSAL, presents an outline for the mathematical configuration for the amounts and terms of litigation to African Americans for the plurality of slavery. Proof is provided for the sanctioning of over a dozen European Countries, and the United States for such Reparations, collectively. Particularly, from those countries who were abundantly enriched, and who were the beneficiaries of such enrichment from slave labor.
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About the Author The author was born, March 17, 1941, in a small town in Georgia, southeast of Atlanta. He graduated Valedictorian of his high school class, 1960, during the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement, and the same year that Charlene Hunter-Gault and Hamilton Holmes enrolled at the University of Georgia as its first black students. He attended Savannah State University, 1960, in Savannah, Georgia, during the time that "sit-in" demonstrations were taking place at the lunch-counters, in the Southern States. Unable to secure financing for his second year, he moved to New York, 1962. at Brooklyn College, he was a student of the renounced, Dr. John Hope Frnaklin, who was Chairman of the Department of History. He, also, attended the Bernard M. Baruch College, in New York City, and he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree, in Social Science, from Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. The native Georgian was employed in the Accounting Department of Tiffany and Company, New York, Bon Witt Teller, and the Bank of New York on Wall Street. In 1982, he owned a pair of Brownstone Town Houses in the Historic Clinton Hills section of downtown Brooklyn, New York. He was an acquaintance of the late United States' House of Representative Congresswoman, Shirley Chrisholm, of Brooklyn, New York, and he campaigned for Mayor David Dinkins, the first American Mayor of New York City, 1989. Although, a Teacher of Social Studies, the Author feels that he is best read as a writer and as an advocate for Civil rights. The most important of all Civil Rights to African Americans, that of Enfranchisement, which is yet unfinished, as of 2007.

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History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
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