by Anthony Gockowski
Minnesota Democrats have introduced a $100 million reparations bill that would require the state to issue a formal apology to the family of George Floyd and acknowledge the “systemic racism in the state.”
Introduced by Rep. Samakab Hussein, DFL-St.Paul, the “Minnesota Migration Act” begins with a list of “findings.”
“The legislature finds … that structural institutionalized racism in Minnesota and all of American society has led to overwhelming Black-white disparities in housing, business investment, economic prosperity, health and wellness, life expectancy, and infant mortality,” the bill states.
It claims that reparations for the descendants of slaves are “considered the most effective means of breaking down the societal structure related to power, money, and access to resources and may be the only solution that can be applied intergenerationally that would be an investment in the future and in reducing disparities.”
The bill then provides a list of seven items that the state of Minnesota would be required to apologize for, including the deaths of George Floyd, Philando Castile, and Jamar Clark.
“The state shall issue an apology for the past occurrence of chattel slavery and notable slave owners in Minnesota,” the bill says.
The bill calls for the establishment of a “Minnesota Migration Act Advisory Council,” which would be responsible for studying and distributing reparations in conjunction with the Department of Human Rights.
The bill would appropriate $100 million in fiscal year 2024 from the general fund to a new “Minnesota Migration Act account.”
“The tragic murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer has stirred a local, national, and international reckoning of the immorality of the racial hierarchy that exists under our democratic institutions and defies the founding values of this nation,” the bill says.
The bill would not prevent the federal government or local jurisdictions from providing their own reparations. St. Paul is moving forward with a plan to do just that.
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Anthony Gockowski is Editor-in-Chief of Alpha News. He previously worked as an editor for The Minnesota Sun and Campus Reform, and reported for The Daily Caller.
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8 Thoughts to “$100 Million Reparations Minnesota Bill Calls for Formal Apology to Family of George Floyd”
We The People are to blame. WE elect these mental midgets to govern
Minnesota is lost
George Floyd was a common criminal, his family shouldn’t get a penny
George Floyd was a stupid fool, and unfortunately there are far too many other stupid fools running around committing crimes. Floyd’s family should be sent the bill for the millions of dollars of damage his stupidity caused.
Minnesota is swiftly catching up to Vermont for the title of most clueless liberal state in America.
White people need to sue the States doing this crud. They do have standing when it is THEIR tax dollars going to this political scheme for votes. They all need to get their money out of that pool. They need to force the government that anyone in their family’s lineage ever held slaves to begin with. Then make every black person prove their lineage to an actual slave.
All this is just to get the black vote. Like Tim McDonald says, black votes only matter once every 4 years… and still they don’t get it, and blindly march back onto that democrat plantation for free stuff and get out of jail free cards.
George Floyd died of a drug overdose in the hospital. No money should have been paid to the Floyd family before the case against the police had started. (case should have been thrown out)
Stupidity gone to seed.
George Floyd died of a drug overdose and the entire impetus for the BLM BS is astroturf and an innocent cop is rotting in jail because of politics which makes him a political prisoner just like all the J6ers