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    Tlaib Says Her Constituents Want to See 'Direct Payment' as Reparations

    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) said her constituents want to see reparations for descendants of slaves in the form of "direct payment."

    Tlaib hopes the House has a "serious conversation" about voting on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, after the reparations hearing that took place last week in the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
    Are there literally only blacks who support "Reparations" in her district? Or does she consider non-blacks and blacks who don't support "Reparations" living in her district not her constituents?
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    No one owes reparations to Somalians. They are not slaves in the US.
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    How about as long as you are chipping in your fair share, Rep. Tlaib? Muslims brought slave trading into Africa.....

    [Link]https://www.thoughtco.com/the-role-of-islam-in-african-slavery-44532[/link]

    Not the best article, but supports info I have come across in the past about Muslims and the African slave trade.



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    Rep. Tlaib's district is the one that was represented by John Conyers for decades, although it covers more suburbs now than it did 25-30 years ago. So it's the west side of Detroit, where the population is majority black. It also covers SW Detroit, which is "Mexican Village". Then it spreads to cover Dearborn, Garden City and Westland, among other Wayne County suburbs. If it was a solidly black district, someone black would likely be the representative. She shocked everyone when she won the democratic primary, which won her the seat. She beat out better-known names-one of Conyers' relatives, a corrupt city council woman, son of legendary Mayor Coleman Young.

    When she was in the state house, she represented SW Detroit, a district of mostly Hispanic and Syrian/Lebanese Americans. That is the area where the Gordie Howe Bridge to Canada is going to be built. She made sure that her constituents did not get ripped off when the state bought their property for the bridge. She also worked hard to get rid of some of the environmental hazards in SW Detroit that have to do with the refineries and the Ford Rouge plant.
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    She has my vote for Mayor of Mogadishu.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elspeth View Post
    No one owes reparations to Somalians. They are not slaves in the US.
    This is Rashida Talib and not Ilhan Omar. Talib's is Palestinian.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tecate View Post
    She has my vote for Mayor of Mogadishu.
    She's not Somali. Seriously people, stop giving lurkers ammo.
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    Another article about the Arab Slave trade

    https://infogalactic.com/info/Arab_slave_trade
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    She's not Somali. Seriously people, stop giving lurkers ammo.
    True. Maybe go for Mayor or Governor of Gaza.
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