The Case Against Slave ReparationsThe negro pig is a cocaine user and a known queer sexual predator. Why would anybody vote for this filthy negro pig ?
Submitted by NLPC Staff on Wed, 05/13/2009
This 48-page monograph was written by NLPC President Peter Flaherty and NLPC ...olicy John Carlisle. First published in 2004, it was extensively updated in 2008. NLPC recently gave permission to Cengage Learning to reprint pages 18-20 in a forthcoming book titled Global Viewpoints: Slavery.
Shakedown Via the Courts
Slave reparations ... High-profile lawyers have
filed class-action lawsuits against
corporations that they allege
profited directly or indirectly from
slavery. According to Brooklyn Law
School Professor Anthony J. Sebok,
..l under successor corporation laws.
These laws facilitate lawsuits against
companies that have been sold or
merged many times.
suit puts the value of slave labor at
$1.4 trillion—almost as much as
the federal government collects in
individual and corporate income
taxes each year. One of the plaintiffs
was Deadria Farmer-Paellmann, an
activist attorney who is credited
with helping to initiate the current
reparations movement. In 2000,
Farmer-Paellmann, then a student
... ney, a law professor
at Emory University in Atlanta,
says,“If I’m a stockholder and the
company decides to give away some
of my money [for reparations], I may
not be very pleased.”
.. CSX was formed in 1980
and represented the end product
of numerous railroad mergers and
acquisitions going back decades.
FleetBoston Financial Corporation
can be traced to hundreds of 6 www.nlpc.org
predecessor banks, only one of which
the plaintiffs can single out for its
links to slavery. Providence Bank,
which no longer exists, allegedly
profited from a loan it made to a
Providence, RI slave trader.
But the reparations movement is
not interested in legal probity. After
Farmer-Paellmann filed her suit,
reparations suits against corporations
proliferated. Richard E. Barber, a
former deputy executive director
of the NAACP, filed a lawsuit in
Newark, NJ targeting New York
Life Insurance Co., the Wall Street
investment firm Brown Brothers
Harriman & Co., and the railway
company Norfolk Southern.
“This is just another step in a
series of upcoming political and
legal moves that will address the
issue of reparations for American
slave descendants,” said Edward
Fagan, Barber’s attorney. Fagan was
involved in the Holocaust-related
lawsuits against German companies
and Swiss banks. He vowed to file
similar slave reparations lawsuits all
over the country.
... tobacco and railroad
firms. These included JP Morgan
Chase & Co., Brown & Williamson
Tobacco Corp., RJ Reynolds
Tobacco, Union Pacific and Lehman
Brothers. Reparations lawyers argued
that the corporations’ ancestors
profited by insuring slave ships,
using slaves, or financing businesses
built with slave labor...ducation that would
benefit African Americans.
But reparations activists lost this
round. On January 26, 2004, Illinois
.. Congress to pass a bill
to study reparations and a national
disclosure bill based on Chicago’s
The activists are currently appealing
Norgle’s decision to the U.S.
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Lawsuits are just one part of a broader
strategy to agitate for reparations
compensation. After the unfavorable
January ruling, Farmer-Paellmann
said that advocates will start using
other tactics to pressure companies:
“The next stages will include boycotts
and ads in university (newspapers)
and major press.”
... An unidentified lawyer
for one of the targeted corporations
says business believes the reparations
issue will fade away because it doesn’t
resonate with the public.