Monday, May 14, 2018

African-American Reverends Slam Cynthia Nixon’s ‘Reparations’ Comment

A New York Daily News Exclusive

By Erin Durkin

A group of African-American clergy wrote to gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, ripping her comment that legalized pot licenses could serve as reparations for the drug war and demanding a formal apology.

"Your comments make clear that you have no idea of the history and meaning behind the reparations debate in this country. It was a clueless, uninformed remark that did a disservice to black people who have fought for centuries for equal justice and basic human rights," wrote the clergy members.

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Source: Empire Report New York

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