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QUOTES OF THE DAY by Marc Wurgaft

"...some appreciable percentage of those who are racialized as white are descended from those who are directly or indirectly culpable for the atrocities of the global racial empire, and all who are now racialized as white enjoy access to certain accumulations of power and privilege that have flowed from that empire. Some imagine that this helps us explain why white people as such are properly held uniquely responsible for the crimes of global racial empire." Reconsidering Reparations by Olufemi Q. Taiwo (page 118)

"One of the great things that the white world does not know, but I think I do know, is that Black people are just like everyone else. One has used the myth of Negro and the myth of color to pretend and to assume that you were dealing with, essentially, with something exotic, bizarre, and practically, according to human laws, unknown. Alas, it is not true. We're also mercenaries, dictators, murders, liars. We are human too." 'The Black Scholar Interviews, 1973. James Baldwin--as quoted in Reconsidering Reparations by Olufemi Q. Taiwo (page121)

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