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America’s first Black billionaire is calling for $14 trillion in reparations to compensate for slavery, Jim Crow, and ‘200 years of systemic racism’

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Robert L. Johnson, America’s first Black billionaire and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), is calling on the federal government to pay out $14 trillion in reparations to Black Americans — and he wants a check too. 

Johnson made the charge in an interview with Vice News published Wednesday. 

“Reparations would require the entire country to … admit that the result of slavery has been 200 years of systemic racism and for that reason Black folks have been denied $13-15 trillion of wealth,” Johnson told the outlet. “And therefore we as a country now must details ⇒

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