This seems pretty simple to understand, using straight-forward logic, reason - and even American values. Except, maybe, to those who identify with the American lie we were raised in:
"For me, the main point is the intangible, immaterial, and fundamental issue – that fundamental issue that when crimes are done to human beings and the world takes note, reparations are paid.
The fact that people of African and indigenous descent have not been treated the same way suggests that the same lie that was invented to justify the slave trade still holds: that we are somehow less than human, and don’t rate the same respect.
But the monetary side is also fundamental. The modern capitalist world was built on the forced labour of the people of the ‘new world’ and that debt has yet to be paid.
Homeless in the streets, the insane there with them, chasing phantoms,…seriously:
I betcha Philip Seymour Hoffman would've said it's correct,…