[quote]Thinking Generationwise I don't think you can refute the fact that "crippling" one forefathers has no effect on the future offspring.<hr></blockquote>
Granted, but whom do you hold responsible?
The son can not be convicted of the crimes of the father.
[quote]To become productive members of Society you need capable parenting along with the opportunity. EX Slave had no Education no money and no Networking available. All they had was freedom. What would they have to bequeath to their children. Nothing<hr></blockquote>
When my parents die, they will leave me nothing. They do very little now to help me in any way. I am white.
My mother's side of the family were dirt poor agrarian people for years. They had nothing in slavery days and have nothing now. Yet, I am white.
Being poor is not a reason to sue.
[quote] They of course will point to the precedents that have been set with Japanese Americans during WWII and even some Jewish Holocaust survivors. I don't necessarily agree that it's greed that motivates this but rather "atonement" for live that no longer exist. <hr></blockquote>
I can't really see what atonement there will ever be. I challenge you or anyone to find someone alive today that agrees with slavery or that thought slavery was a great thing. And even if you find that odd person, it's 1 out of 1 million.
These people were never slaves, no one needs to apologize to them for anything.
They are fighting for awareness? Bullshit, awareness already exists and has existed for decades.
[quote]They're not dumb..to wholly blame individuals would be foolish.<hr></blockquote>
And not nearly as profitable.
[quote]With the Civil Rights movement still so very recent in our History...can we really say that AA's have reached Parity??<hr></blockquote>
What does the Civil Rights movement have to do with slavery?
And what parity are you talking about that would be applicable to a legal case?
[quote]How can we expect AA's to be Doctors and Lawyers, Bankers and run Elite Corporations when just 50 years ago they couldn't eat in the same restaraunts as Whites.<hr></blockquote>
I don't know, why don't you ask all the black doctors, lawyers, bankers and CEOs?
[quote]I don't think this case is as outlandish as some may think.<hr></blockquote>
Holocaust victims: many still alive at the time of that court battle.
Japanese interrment victims: many still alive at the time of the court battle.
Slavery victims: Haven't existed for over a century.
[quote]You will never hear a caucasion wish to be any other race.<hr></blockquote>
1) That's a lie.
2) How many blacks wish they were white?