Black Lives Matter is calling for reparations and urging American businesses to lend their support.
“This year, on the first anniversary of Juneteenth’s designation as a federal holiday, it is imperative that our economy, government, and society demonstrate a true commitment to Black emancipation. We want, deserve, and are owed reparations,” the Black Lives Matter Global Network declared in a Medium post.
Last year, President Joe Biden signed legislation to make Juneteenth, which falls on June 19, a federal holiday.
BLM suggested that “corporations can and must pave the way for reparations in this country.” Read more…