Celebrity BLM Activists call for Biden to pay Federal Slavery Reparations

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Actress Alyssa Milano and comedian Chelsea Handler want the Biden administration to provide economic support to the Black community through federal reparations for slavery. 

“Lame argument against reparations: ‘Talking about slavery is keeping racism alive or perpetuating the victim mentality.’ No,” Milano argued.  

In a more than five-minute video produced by NowThis, Milano and Handler appeared alongside activists and politicians to implore President Joe Biden to “get serious” about reparations.  

“If we were to stop talking about racism tomorrow, do you think that that would stop another unarmed Black person from being shot and killed by the police? Do you think not talking about racism would change the fact that Black women are more likely to die during childbirth?” she continued. 

Handler jumps in and says the country is out of excuses. “So please stop making them,” she asserts. “We built this country on the backs of Black and brown people and we still haven’t really done anything to say, ‘f—.’”

After former NAACP president Ben Jealous details that the last Antebellum-era plantation was not shut down until the eve of WWII, Milano continued.  

“The reason we are still haunted by the legacy of slavery is because our leaders refuse to address it in a meaningful way,” she said. “From school history books to the halls of Congress, the way that this country still lives with slavery every single day is being minimized and brushed under the rug.”

Handler told viewers to become part of the “moment” as a call to action. “If you’re somebody who thinks this is going to be an attack or take something away from you, I want to remind you, that when we all succeed, we all succeed,” Handler remarked. “You don’t get a group of people that succeed beyond another group of people unless you’re being subjugated.”

Milano ended the video by encouraging Biden to “get serious” about reparations.

“White supremacist extremism is on the rise and refusing to talk about its root, slavery, will not solve anything. Silence is not an option and it’s certainly not a cure,” she concluded. “If President Biden and Congress are serious about moving the country forward, then they have to get serious about federal action on reparations.”

 

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Terry
24 days ago

Oh NO, she’s back and spouting her nonsense. My family were Irish slave’s, nobody is screaming for reparations, NO you don’t. And I seriously doubt the subject will ever come up.

Steve
Steve
24 days ago
Reply to  Terry

The subject DOES come up. But when it does, the narrative is that the people who claim Irish slavery are delusional or mistaken. Then they bring up the whole thing about indentured servitude which really was NOT slavery. And THAT leaves me wondering if anyone truly knows? I’ve got lots of Irish ancestry, but I can’t say any of them were slaves.

Oirish1953
Oirish1953
24 days ago
Reply to  Steve

My father was 100% Irish, his parents immigrated legally from Ireland, my mother was part Irish ☘️ and I can verify that yes there were both Irish slaves and indentured servants, which though not technically slavery is still a living hell.

Mac
Mac
24 days ago
Reply to  Steve

Caucasian were the first to be enslaved look it up. Ppl of today are not responsible for yester years.

Diane
Diane
24 days ago
Reply to  Terry

Another scheme to wrest money from the hardworking taxpayers who had nothing to do with slavery except the many whites who give their lives in its abolition.

Lois
Lois
24 days ago
Reply to  Diane

All 4 of my grandparents came to the USA from Italy in the early 1900’s. Why should I have to pay? Even if my family came from the South for generations, why should I have to pay? It’s nothing I did. Would people of mixed race have to pay? If you don’t single out just white people to pay, you will be making African-Americans pay for their own reparations.
This whole thing makes no sense. None of the people here today ever lived as slaves.
If reparations are paid, would job and college quotas end? Because if the reparations are to settle the score for slavery, then everything should be on level ground, and all affirmative action should end. Everything should be based on entrance exams in blind test scoring. If you think entrance exams aren’t fair, then you are racist, because why is it that you think this isn’t fair? Everyone is equal and everyone should have a fair chance.

oldedude
oldedude
24 days ago

I’ll agree to pay “reparations for slavery” just as soon as Kamala Harris PERSONALLY accepts responsibility for – and pays suitable reparations for – her ancestors being some of the biggest slave holders in the “New World”. Just one branch of her ancestors owned 3 major Caribbean plantations (and Caribbean slavery was far worse than almost anything the American South could come up with), the largest of which had over 350 slaves. Let’s put that in perspective – in the American South, anyone with 20 or more slaves was considered a “major” slave owner. 20. Just ONE of Kamala’s folks’ plantations had over 17 times as many slaves, working under conditions every bit as bad (and likely far worse, if you look at death rates and such, as anything Simon Legree could dream up). Meanwhile, the vast majority of white Americans didn’t own slaves, indeed, many arrived here (from near slavery conditions at home) long after slavery ended (an ending purchased at the cost of hundreds of thousands of white American lives, sacrificed while Kamala’s family lived large on the beaches of Jamaica). So, yeah, how about you, Alyssa and Chelsea, start writin’ checks for your own evil heritage and prevail on Kamala to do the same. THEN you can lecture me about my duty.

Christine
Christine
24 days ago
Reply to  oldedude

How true. But they don’t care, they are just spouting shit for attention. Apparently bad attention is better than none.

Oirish1953
Oirish1953
24 days ago
Reply to  Christine

That is because they are crap actresses and activism is all they really know how to do.

Junie
Junie
24 days ago
Reply to  oldedude

This supports the theory it is just a form of payment to the black community for their help getting the elite globalists into sole power. We also understand many in the black American community aren’t even actual descendants of slaves, at least not here in America. It’s another con and scam by these globalist psychopaths who literally worship Satan/Lucifer.

Anti communism
Anti communism
24 days ago
Reply to  oldedude

You keep saying American south, but the north was involved in slavery just as much as the south, many of the infrastructure in the major cities in the north east were built with slave labor.

Cindy Galt
22 days ago
Reply to  Anti communism

And that was the MAIN reason for the war. Slavery was secondary.

Mac
Mac
24 days ago
Reply to  oldedude

Truth

Kdub
Kdub
23 days ago
Reply to  oldedude

It those Liberal Democrats want to pay reparations, they are the ones that need to do so…They are, afterall, the ones who were rich enough to own the slaves. Republicans were not the rich plantation owners. They fought a Civil War over slavery….to keep them enslaved. Jim Crow..Democrat…KKK started by Democrats….Yeah…let them pay reparations!

claire
claire
24 days ago

She is a total whack job. Why doesn’t someone ask her to pay reparations to someone out of her own pocket. Wonder how long she’d continue to back this stupid and foolish idea. No one paid my parents reparation money and they came from Europe. What is wrong with these entitled celebs who think they make any sense or are even one tiny bit smart and that we should pay any attention to their inane ideas and remarks.

Jane Stacy
24 days ago

hey stupid b-tch how about all the crap they dewstroyed your a moron no money

Nine Island Girl
Nine Island Girl
24 days ago
Reply to  Jane Stacy

Better yet, since they’re all so rich why don’t they just use their own money and make good on what they’re advocating for? In another words, put your money where your mouth is. I’ll wait….

Kdub
Kdub
22 days ago

Hey Nine Island Girl….glad to finally be able to post on here again!

I have been reading but for some reason was unable to post….

Nine Island Girl
Nine Island Girl
22 days ago
Reply to  Kdub

Glad you’re back. Free speech is fading fast.

paul
24 days ago

Who finds out who the Decendants of Slaves are ? Will the White Decendants of White Slaves be paid Reparations also ?

Falcon
Falcon
24 days ago

There is nothing that says you have to be intelligence to be a Hollywood tramp. Remember you can’t fix stupid.

Yvette
Yvette
24 days ago
Reply to  Falcon

You can fix stupid, But you have to dig a 6 foot hole first!

Greg Torchia
Greg Torchia
24 days ago

I among others would appreciate if they would eat a bag full of dicks and die

Yvette
Yvette
24 days ago
Reply to  Greg Torchia

I’m sure she already has had a lot of those in her mouth!

David
David
24 days ago

WhT a load of lies and BS.

Fat Steve
Fat Steve
24 days ago

One should lead by example….how much has she offered to pay? And when will that payment be made?

Doris Lauter
Doris Lauter
24 days ago

We did not make them slaves. They were brought her by black people already
We don’t owe a penny to them. as slaves

Doris Lauter
Doris Lauter
24 days ago
Reply to  Doris Lauter

They were already slaves when brought here. We gave them a home, food, and all they had to do was wash, iron, clean….

trebor
trebor
24 days ago
Reply to  Doris Lauter

A half million Yankee boys died freeing the slaves. I think that’s reparation enough.

Yvette
Yvette
24 days ago
Reply to  trebor

When we freed them, We should of sent them back to the countries they came from!

c b
c b
24 days ago

My family has been here since 1620 and never owned slaves and was against it then too.

Thomas Jordan
Thomas Jordan
24 days ago
Reply to  c b

The first draft of the declaration included an end to slavery
Two states would not sign but the fight to end it continued all the way to the civil war.

Jerry Moore
Jerry Moore
24 days ago

Fk the two stupid bitches we don’t owe any black people for history you dumb communist racist morons

sheldon
sheldon
24 days ago

they want to put the rest of us slaves by making us pay them

John K
John K
24 days ago

Put all money that you think should go to reparations into paying for all the damage done by the rites. Pay for all goods stolen, burned, or trashed, so the business owners can regain what was lost, and rebuild.

Sherry Clark
Sherry Clark
24 days ago

thats bull crap .i didn’t have slaves or have white privileges .native Americans are still on reservations with out water and electricity. and being treated like they don’t matter I’m of cherokee blood our people were here first .

Anti communism
Anti communism
24 days ago
Reply to  Sherry Clark

Nobody makes them stay on the reservation and the can always spend the money the get fro the BIA to improve the reservation.

Johnny
24 days ago

If they want to pay them I think anybody who makes over 500,000 should pay because lower middle class gets pay just like Black people.

youmgerdude
youmgerdude
24 days ago

Did Milano do a lot of drugs when she was younger (or even now)? Her brain seems to be fried. As for Handler, it’s questionable whether she ever had enough grey matter to engage in critical thought.

Christine
Christine
24 days ago

Why doesn’t she pay them if she soooo worried about them. At this point she’s probably got more money than our government does. Shut up Allysa NO ONE cares what you think. Get a job.

Yvette
Yvette
24 days ago

BLM people made 90 million last year, Tell them to pay up, My family were migrants from Germany, We did not own slaves, Therefore I will not pay a dime!!

Kevin
Kevin
24 days ago

These crackpots get more idiotic by the minute.
Okay then, if a certain segment of the US population somehow deserves “reparations” for a wrong done to the ancestors of some (but not all) of them, then maybe I deserve “reparations” for my blood relatives who were blown to pieces or burned alive in places like Berlin, Leipzig, and Dresden….
See how inane the argument for “reparations” truly is?

Robert Selvaggio
Robert Selvaggio
24 days ago

This is a terrible idea. People of color are no longer slaves and haven’t been for over 150 years. What they need is opportunity and the work ethic along with family based values so as to take advantage of this opportunity.

If you feel so compelled to help use your wealth and misguided influence to provide opportunities for less fortunate people.

Benjamin Bell
Benjamin Bell
24 days ago

How can Biden pay Blacks for slavery when he’s allowing migrates into the Country and paying 90 million a week for their hotel fees. Not to mention food, clothing and anti-virus vaccines shots?

Junie
Junie
24 days ago

Who was/is a plantation slave in this day and age? Aren’t many black Americans from other countries in more recent years, meaning most are not even descended from slaves? And weren’t Democrats 100% the actual slave owners? (American history tells us first slave owners in 1600s were black themselves.) It seems clear this is some kind of payment from the Left to the black community for their support of the elite globalists. Based on history, I feel when the Left gain complete and total control of America, these deals and partnerships with “minority groups” will abruptly end, and their true hatred of everyone who is not an elite will be manifested in a very vicious and violent way. After all, this elite globalist cabal has already been exposed for wanting to reduce the world’s population by 90%. Everyone playing into their evil schemes for financial gain will find it a very short-term partnership. In short, their god is the devil. Making deals with the devil always ends in disaster.

Will
Will
24 days ago
Reply to  Junie

Aye, in disaster for the fool, in satisfaction for Satan, the enemy of mankind!

Carlo
Carlo
24 days ago

How about blacks paying whites back for all the crimes they have committed, the money we paid to incarcerate them, the money we paid their families to house, feed,medical health care,school them because they didn’t work. The looting , rioting, and burning of our cities. The terror they are warning us will happen now if our courts don’t listen to them(black mob) and put a policeman in jail for life. Most family ancestors never owned a slave and no slaves exist today. Reparations are a racist attack on white families.Paying blacks more money will not stop them from crying that whites are racist or stop them from committing violent crimes in this country. Paying money to people who weren’t slaves because of slavery and making people pay for it who never had a slave is unjust and illegal.

Crg
Crg
24 days ago

If hollyhocks want to pay then they should.After all Hollywood treated most minorities as a lesser person and the pay proved it.Just looking for money that’s not rightfully deserved!

Mike W
Mike W
24 days ago

I would imagine this will be tied up in the courts for a long time. Will people have to prove they are direct descendants of actual slave owners? Or will they just give everyone of color money? Kind of like how every black person in the world is referred to as African American. I never heard either of these women call Biden OR Harris out for being direct descendants of Slave owners. FYI Trump is not such a descendant.

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typicalwhiteguy
typicalwhiteguy
24 days ago

I’ll consider contributing when these two morons and all the rest of the Hollywierd “intellectuals” and ALL Democrap politicians fully divest themselves of ALL of their wealth and possessions and give it to the minority group of their choosing. Don’t think I’ll be contributing anytime soon.

Scott Palmer
Scott Palmer
24 days ago

If I have to pay for slavery which no one alive had anything to do with. I’m gonna be wanting one. It’s cheaper that any contractors or kids to cut the grass or do odd jobs. So,,, What the hell, pass the dang bill. My grass and trees need cutting.

cookie snooks
24 days ago

why don’t some of these high falootin celebs think about what the government’s intnetions are when they keep people in general dependent on the government…they are making these people slaves in a different way. any idiot can understand this. sothen does htat mean down the road we have to pay them again.

Steve
Steve
24 days ago

The US DID pay reparations to Japanese citizens who were grabbed up and put in internment camps during WWII. $20,000 per person I believe. My brother’s father-in-law was one of those recipients.

I’d be willing to pay reparations to any group that was herded up and put into an internment camp against their will….. under similar circumstances.

First, just like with the Japanese, the only ones qualified for reparations would be the actual person that was interred. Not their children, cousins, parents etc. Just the actual victim of government oppression.

The thing is that the persons who were enslaved during the 18th and 19th centuries were not enslaved by the US government. SO….. if reparations are to be made to anyone, it should be paid for by the actual people who owned slaves. However ALL of those people are dead as are ALL people in the US that were slaves. It’s one of those deals where there’s really nothing to see here.

I know what the reparations movement is about. Greed and power. Nothing more or less.

Adam Said z
Adam Said z
24 days ago

It was democratics that were the major slave owners so let them pay for their miss deeds.

James Westcott
James Westcott
24 days ago

HAHAHAHA,
Its always about the poor black people , fuck everyone else .
Reparations for what , because they are black.
Stop fucking crying racist , racist , racist , racist .
Fuck me, give it up. Stop crippling these people .

Roy
Roy
24 days ago

I would agree if my family participated in slavery and any slaves were still alive, however NEITHER is true! If these idiots want to pay then let them take their ill gotten gains to pay..all these has been want is more attention. Hell no I won’t pay

Anti communism
Anti communism
24 days ago

Talk about racism, the bill in congress specifically state reparations for African descendants only, it is totally racist in that to selectively rule out all slave of all races. There were slaves of all races in this country even before it was a country and the greatest nation responsible for them were the Spanish explorers that enslaved the native Indians for hundreds of years to work in their came fields, mines and to build their missions and other structures. So let them pay for their shames.

Laxmom
Laxmom
24 days ago

Does anyone really care what these washed-up wannabes think. They need to stfu about stealing taxpayer’s HARD EARNED money to give to those who DID NOT earn it.

Wharf Rat
Wharf Rat
24 days ago

You first tools.

Koby
Koby
24 days ago

Nothing to stop Milano and Handler from opening their wallets and paying “reparations” if they so strongly believe in it. AS far as I’m concerned reparations have been paid through affirmative action, head start and other programs. Some people took advantage and bettered their situations, others have not.

Anti communism
Anti communism
24 days ago

The democratic party controlled the slave states and when the republican party was formed and gained control the plight of blacks improved and need it be told over and over again that the president that signed the emancipation proclamation to freed all slaves was a republican not the promise you everything but give you nothing democratic party.

Last edited 24 days ago by Anti communism
Ernie
Ernie
24 days ago

If they want to pay up so bad why don’t they use there own money my family were dirt poor farmers and some say part Indian so dos that mean she going to move and give me the land back

Roger Burtner
Roger Burtner
24 days ago

Both blacks and whites in the South owned slaves, therefore it is not a race issue. However, only Democrats owned slaves and supported slavery. Republicans abolished slavery, therefore it is the Democrats who should pay reparations.

Elizabeth Estrada aka CHIAKIA

LISTEN UP…The U.S. GOVT Does NOT OWE AMERICANS a DIME. IF BLACK AMERICANS Think Their OWED MONEY then THEY Can WAIT in LINE Because AMERICAN INDIANS are on TOP of the LIST. Next the JEWISH People….JAPANESE AMERICANS etc BLACK AMERICANS are NOT the ONLY ONES Who Have Been Thru HELL. ALOT of JEWISH PEOPLE were SLAUGHTERED…ALOT of the JAPANESE were A-BOMBED..AMERICAN INDIANS Have Been Thru HELL. SO GET OFF YOUR PEDESTAL….YOU are NOT the ONLY ONES Who Have HAD a LIFE of HELL!!!! From SamuraiQueen. 😄😄😄

Carol
Carol
24 days ago

Let them pay out of their pockets if they want to, but leave us sane Americans alone!!

Lois
Lois
24 days ago

All 4 of my grandparents came to the USA from Italy in the early 1900’s. Why should I have to pay? Even if my family came from the South for generations, why should I have to pay? It’s nothing I did. Would people of mixed race have to pay? If you don’t single out just white people to pay, you will be making African-Americans pay for their own reparations.
This whole thing makes no sense. None of the people here today ever lived as slaves.
If reparations are paid, would job and college quotas end? Because if the reparations are to settle the score for slavery, then everything should be on level ground, and all affirmative action should end. Everything should be based on entrance exams in blind test scoring. If you think entrance exams aren’t fair, then you are racist, because why is it that you think this isn’t fair? Everyone is equal and everyone should have a fair chance.

Dave S.
Dave S.
24 days ago

2 people who no longer have any celebrity credibility have to pander to political hanging on a faux issue. Let these 2 and those who spout like they do, give all their money to a slave descendant person. This is going to widen the racial divide in our nation. Dopes!

Christine Getter
24 days ago

As usual, this woman is over the top and out of her realm. Go back to bad television /movies and stay the hell out of things you know nothing about. Slavery and the selling of slaves was not solely done by whites.

Shelley
Shelley
24 days ago

Most people in the US did NOT own slaves and many of the blacks in the US were NOT slaves in the US – their families. Paying them for something they personally were not involved in is wrong. It also won’t change anything. So if she wants to give reparations to these people, then SHE can pay them personally out of her fortune! Taxpayers are struggling and these liberals want to keep taking from hard-working citizens to give out for their personal causes. WE DO NOT OWE BLACKS ANYTHING!

Joanne
Joanne
24 days ago

My family came to America in the 1950’s. We had nothing to do with slavery. Wasn’t it the democrats who wanted slavery? Wasn’t it a democrat who started kkk? Wasn’t it a democrat who shot Lincoln? I say democrats should pay for reparations.

Joanne
Joanne
24 days ago

The New York Times had ties to slavery. Wonder if that will come out in the news!

Ric
Ric
24 days ago

apuntar a estas celebridades

Oirish1953
Oirish1953
24 days ago

If these brain dead has been crappy actors and actresses want reparations paid to black people then they can do it themselves. I as a tax payer am not responsible for paying reparations. I have never owned any slaves of any color. My forefathers paid reparations for slavery with their blood in the civil war. I doubt these fools even know the US had a civil war over slavery; they are that ignorant.

bigbear
bigbear
24 days ago

People are either productive or non productive. The non productive people in government who are not doing their jobs representing us taxpayers want to force productive people to give our money to non productive people so they will keep voting for non productive politicians.