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The Argument Against ADOS Reparations? Too Many Would Leave!

Black climate leaders have called for direct reparations for Black Americans and reparations for the impacts of climate change, but many contend that climate reparations although more palpable for the average non-Black American because of their widespread results would dissolve America's Most Important economic asset The MELANIN BANK.

The Black population of the United States is growing. In 2023, there were an estimated 50 million people who self-identified as Black, making up 15.4% of the country’s population. This marks a 33% increase since 2000, when there were 36.2 million Black people living in the U.S. Of course in assessing these numbers we have tom take into account the dramatic reduction of the white population due to the opioid death toll which accounts for 75.5% of all drug overdose deaths and the pandemic death toll which cannot be calculated fully because 25 states refuse to supply numbers to the federal government. There have been 101,159 deaths in the state of California alone and 85% of ALL deaths Caucasians made up 85% or over 750,000 deaths by 2022 according to

A study that was done found that something called HLA, which is the human leukocyte antigen, which signals the immune system. They found that some populations who had a mutation in the genes coding for HLA seemed to be less likely to have symptomatic infection from covid. A higher frequency of HLA-A*23:01 in individuals of African descent than the other global populations. HLA-*23:01 is reported to have a protective effect on COVID-19 infection. Which is why the death toll was significantly lower across the globe among people of African descent! Another pandemic would decimate the global white population which stands at below 9% of the global population in 2024!

Black Americans are diverse. This group consists of people with varied racial and ethnic identities and experiences. The nation’s Black population includes those who say their race is Black, either alone or in combination with other racial backgrounds. Essence, a Black fashion, entertainment and lifestyle magazine, published a list of Black travel influencers who "trek to faraway and sexy places," from "the pyramids of Giza" to "the souks of Dubai" while "we sit at our desks watching."Most are on a search for an experience that is not tainted by the myriad ways Black Americans encounter discrimination in the USA.

In America, racial inequities are deep and pervasive, they are connected to a history and tradition based on economic disenfranchisement of blacks and a simultaneous use of black free labor, culture and invention for primarily white business and governmental profit  – in the U.K.'s case, studies show the British justice system disproportionately penalizes Black people yet Britain's black economy in 2015 was valued at conservatively £150bn a year.  Yet in 2015 Britain's black population was only 4.2 %. "Black, Black British, Caribbean or African" was 4.2% (2.4 million) "Mixed or Multiple ethnic groups" was 3.0% (1.7 million) "White" ethnic groups was 81.0% (45.8 million people)!

The Black population has grown by more than 10 million since 2000. "Our racism isn't as lethal as yours," said Gary Younge, a professor of sociology at Manchester University in England. Younge, 51, who is Black, spent more than a decade as The Guardian newspaper's U.S. correspondent. 

"In Britain, I don't generally walk around thinking I might get killed, whereas in America, in some places, that's not always the case," he said. Younge attributed this disparity to the availability in the USA of guns.

Asked whether Black people should confront racism at home, rather than leave, he said, "Why shouldn't they just live? If a white person leaves America and goes somewhere for work or better opportunities, no one would say to them they need to stay and fight for racial equality. Black people have a double burden of being discriminated against and having to stick around."

Black Americans have been trying to escape American racism – from segregation to heinous organized violence, such as lynchings – for generations. 

"The United States would not be the country it is today without the strength, determination, faith, creativity and drive of its African-American countrymen. The experiences, ideas, and perspectives of the African-American community contribute to the vitality and success of the American experience." Especially in the areas of keeping its moral imperatives to the concept of equal justice.

In the early 20th century, most African-Americans lived in the rural American South. Facing entrenched racism, segregation, and economic marginalization, over 6 million people migrated north in search of a better life. Like the millions of Europeans who emigrated from Slovakia and Central Europe, African-Americans found better economic opportunities in cities like Chicago, New York and Detroit, where World War I had caused labor shortages.

African-Americans brought with them their music and art, their food, their style of worship, and their sense of community, and in the process re-shaped America’s own identity and its vision of itself. Today if we think about many elements of American popular culture like country music, cowboy culture, Gospel, comedy, Blue jeans (originally slave cloth), Modern Dance (Isolations), Inoculations, Computer Sciences, Telecommunications, Modern Art, Literature, Green and sustainable culture, ALL and many more disciplines and industries have their roots in African-American culture.

The U.S. Black population is young. The median age of Black people in 2023 was 29.4 years, nearly ten years younger than the U.S. population’s median age of 38.0. Roughly 30% of the entire Black population is below the age of 20 while 13% are 65 or older. Just under half of the U.S. Black population (45%) was younger than 30 in 2020. A similar share (43%) was between 30 and 64 years old. The fertility rate among Black American females ages 15 to 44 was 6.1% in 2022, By 2034, the total fertility rate of white America is projected to be 1.70 births per woman, where it is expected to remain in a slow decline unless offset by immigration through 2054. The white demographic decline is largely attributable to its older age structure when compared to other race and ethnic groups. This leads to fewer births and more deaths relative to its population size.

Regionally, the highest concentration of Black people in the U.S. in 2022 is in the South; more than half (56%) live there. Another 17% each live in the Midwest and Northeast, and 10% live in the West. When it comes to states of residence, Texas is home to the largest Black population, at about 4.2 million. Florida comes in a close second with 3.9 million, and Georgia comes in third, with 3.7 million. In cities where black people have the political control we see large and growing economies that are constantly under attack by gentrification methods or attempts to limit access to social services infrastructure building or implant oppressive white majority non resident Anti-Black culture police forces to destabilize the economic stability, peace and harmony of Black communities.

Racism has restrained Black economic progress for decades. The benefits of the post–World War II GI Bill, which fueled the growth of the American middle class, were largely denied to Black people at the insistence of white members of Congress from the South desperate to enforce racial segregation—war heroes or not. “Redlining,” a Federal Housing Administration policy that refused to insure mortgages in Black neighborhoods, shut Black Americans out of one of the most common avenues for accumulating wealth, home ownership.

These factors have all played a role in a persistent Black-white wealth gap. According to a 2019 McKinsey report, median Black families have 10 times less wealth than median white families. Yet despite this, and the fact that maintaining the wealth gap between American whites and Blacks through legislation over policing, wrongful incarceration, transfer of resources from poor white communities in exchange for policies created to deny black communities economic equity is projected to cost the US economy between $1 trillion and $1.5 trillion in 2024 the anti black racism inherent in conservative and anti green or sustainable platforms motivates a significant portion of the population to working class detrimental political ideologies.

Environmental and climate justice are civil rights issues. We all depend on the physical environment and its bounty. The proponents of toxic facilities, like coal-fired power plants and incinerators, emit mercury, arsenic, lead, and other contaminants into the water, food, and lungs of poor communities use the argument that allowing these businesses will derail black progress as an incentive for white communities to accept their own losses in quality of life for the illusion of economic and social superiority.

This increases the impacts of Climate change and threatens the effective enjoyment of a range of human rights including those to life, water and sanitation, food, health, housing, self-determination, culture and development. During reconstruction the descendants of slaves left the south for a better life this time many blacks would retain their citizenship but leave the continental US to build in other nations not opposed to their rise and happiness.

Would a mass exodus by African Americans funded by reparations denying the USA their revenue from consumer products and other aspects of economic integration into the American economy, and the loss of future revenue from black creatives and talents reliant on black enterprise such as sports, music, healthcare, entertainment, literature, social justice advocacy, construction, art, military, agriculture prison industrial system, education, judicial system actually have an effect on the U.S. economy? The answer is yes.

A House resolution introduced in May in favor of the idea of reparations to American Descendants of Slaves (the enslaved) cites estimates from “respected economists” that reparations to eliminate the racial wealth gap would cost at least $14 trillion. Proponents say such payments are meant to help compensate for more than slavery itself. This amount is actually less than the US spends in 10 years just to disenfranchise blacks working within the system. But the losses a black repatriation to Diasporic nations who would embrace them and their economic benefit would be in the hundreds of trillions over that same 10 year period. Black households many of whom do have lower income and wealth than white counterparts despite being 15.4 percent of the US population, Black households accounted for 10 percent of the nation’s total spending on goods and services. Their loss annually in purchase revenue alone would be about 300 billion!

The National Basketball Association (NBA) recorded a total revenue amounting to 10.58 billion U.S. dollars in 2023 and this number doesn't take into account the advertising revenue of individual players. According to FORBES, endorsement deals in the NBA payout at least $7.5 million to the top dozen endorsers and $233 million in total annually on average to its players (Lebron James Makes 80 million a year from endorsements). If we were to tabulate each major sport that African Americans dominate we would see similar numbers especially in the areas of corporate endorsements. Tiger Woods upon returning to the PGA Tour presented a new golf-accessory line named "Sun Day Red." Woods has a new partnership with TaylorMade ending his $500 million endorsement with Nike. Woods appears to be a co-owner of the new venture, something he never achieved with Nike which conservatively will net him double what Nike paid. According to the New York Times, prices for Sun Day Red clothing will range from $115 to $350. Polos will cost $115 to $175.

In an opinion piece for Al-Jazeera, a Doha, Qatar-based news network, Amali Tower, executive director of Climate Refugees, a migration advocacy organization, wrote that if Black Americans sought asylum abroad they would probably qualify. 

"The social and political unrest that has rocked the country (United States)... would add to a trove of evidence to support any claims of 'well-founded fear' for this person's safety and well-being at home," Tower argued in the piece." 


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