|As a Caucasian, I may not be individually responsible for the wrongs of history – I didn’t commit the offenses – some distant ancestor did.|
I may be a good person, who believes in equality.
But that does not let me off the hook:
Our Society, our wealth, our success rests upon a foundation largely built by enslaved labor. The soil we sprang from was made fruitful with the fertilizer of their blood, their bones, their suffering, and their souls.
We have, every one of us, benefitted from the sacrifices our ancestors extracted from these People.
“This is a white problem. How are WE Caucasian people going to create equality? Listen. Read. Walk in others shoes. Organize. Sacrifice. Change. Support. VOTE! These are the MINIMUM of REPARATIONS.”
(Basketball Hall of Famer, recent Canadian Sports Hall of Fame inductee, two-time NBA MVP)