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Rep. Clyburn’s Call to Make Black National Anthem ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ a National Hymn Sparks Black Twitter Calls for Reparations Instead

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When United States Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina called for the black national Anthem “Lift Every Voice and Sing” to be made a national hymn, social media users responded by calling for reparations to be paid to Black Americans.

Clyburn, the House majority whip, is preparing to propose this week that the song, first written as a poem by writer and NAACP leader James Weldon Johnson, be named the national hymn.

“To make it a national hymn, I think, would be an act of bringing the country together. It would say to people, ‘You aren’t singing a separate national anthem, you are singing the country’s national hymn,’” Clyburn said to USA Today this week. “The gesture itself would be an act of healing. Everybody can identify with that song.”

But social media users responded to the proposal by calling for reparations instead.

Some asserted that reparations would do more to atone for slavery and the centuries of legalized racism that followed then Clyburn’s proposed gesture.

In criticizing the call for the Black national anthem to be named a national hymn, some users drew attention to other issues in addition to reparations, including health care and COVID relief.

Advocates of reparations say a transfer of wealth is necessary to redress the racial wealth gap and other disparities stemming from centuries of slavery and Jim Crow laws, as well as state-sanctioned brutality. According to the Federal Reserve, the median wealth of Black households in $16,000, compared to $163,000 for white households.

Reparations could be applied in a variety of forms, including direct payment in a lump sum, or payments distributed as a monthly pension.

Recipients of reparations might also be able to apply a voucher toward buying a home, paying for college, or for medical insurance.

Last year, states and cities took historic steps toward considering reparations for slavery. California lawmakers began setting up a task force to study reparations, and officials in cities like Asheville, North Carolina, and Providence, Rhode Island, have proposed measures to address years of injustice.

Most recently, the city of St. Paul, Minnesota, apologized for its role in institutionalized racism on Wednesday, Jan. 13, as the City Council voted to form a commission to look into reparations for descendants of slaves.

“The debt that our country owes to African American slavery because it essentially propelled us to being an economic powerhouse as a brand-new country,” said City Council member Jane Prince.

“One of the first things we’re doing by way of this resolution is apologizing for American slavery, and the way in which our state and city have benefited from it.”

Rep. Clyburn’s Call to Make Black National Anthem ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ a National Hymn Sparks Black Twitter Calls for Reparations Instead

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Wendy Williams Reacts To Ex-BF Statement About Their Former Relationship – Viralmula.com

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Previously today, it’s been reported that

Wendy Williams   and her brand-new boo apparently separated according to the most recent reports originating from The Shade Space. Have a look at the most recent reports that TSR exposed.

Wendy Williams Talks About Understanding About Kevin Hunter’s Double Life: ‘I Can Take A Lot However I’m Not Raising A Household’

‘Given that completing her divorce, #WendyWilliams has actually been to here zippin’ and zoin’ it with the gentlemen! After her last entanglement with a more youthful male, Wendy discovered a brand-new boo through the dating search on her program, however it looks they have actually called it gives up currently,’ TSR notes.

TSR continued and stated: ‘Wendy exposed that #MikeEsterman was the secret male who won her heart as part of her “Date Wendy” section back in March. Wendy published a picture with Mike, all boo had actually up and masked up, and stated he is a “REAL gentleman”. Mike, nevertheless, just recently informed @PageSix that they “drifted apart”.’

Now, TSR returns with Wendy’s reaction to all of this.

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‘Today Wendy attended to the matter throughout her “Hot Topics” section and stated they were never ever sweetheart and sweetheart, and geographically they are too far apart since he’s in Maryland, while she’s in New York City City. (📹: @wendyshow).’ TSR notes.

Somebody stated: ‘…Why don’t y’all simply settle it like 2 grown males on the basketball court then Mr.Wendell?’

A commenter stated: ‘Lmfao Maryland and NY are by each other tf she implies geographically 💀💀,’ and another person stated: ‘Wendy why you lying , Maryland to New York City is a 3 1/2 hour trip I reside in the DMV, simply state he ain’t desire you fr.’

Another fan posetd this: ‘Why her hair constantly looking bad outside the program 🥴me and my buddies don’t like that,’ and another commenter published this: ‘U make money to be unpleasant and have the audacity to call someone childish go to hell Wendy 🙄’

Somebody else stated: ‘Something about it, you can’t state Wendy don’t speak about everyone. She toss her own self under the bus 😂’, and another commenter published this: ‘It’s so amusing how individuals in the remarks get mad at Wendy while y’all do the very same thing she does. She simply paid to do it!’

Stay tuned for more news.



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ChrisSails speaks on fathers who have a limited amount of time to spend with their kids 👀

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Meek Mill’s Ex Milano Gifts Their 1-Year-Old Son an Investment Property for His First Birthday

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Milano Rouge Harris and rapper Robert “Meek Mill” Williams‘ son Czar apparently received a monumental gift this month in honor of his first birthday: a “single-family investment property.” Harris, who is co-parenting her son with Meek since their split last year, took to Instagram on May 11 to share slides of various photos and videos showing Czar, who was born on May 6, playing with the keys to his apparent new house with a keychain that read “keys open doors.” 

In the lengthy caption, the entrepreneur explained, “I gifted my son a single-family investment property for his birthday. I purchased the property last month. Buying this property meant a lot to me because it’s one block up from the house I grew up in. Where I lived with my mom, Grandma, aunt, cousin, and sister.”

Milan Rouge Harris gifts her son Czar a house for his first birthday. @iammilanrouge/Instagram

Harris added that she and her family lived in a Philadelphia Public Housing Authority home and the struggles they faced living in that house. The 31-year-old revealed that she and her family “didn’t own anything” and that they had to endure countless inspections. Harris also disclosed, despite the hardships, that it “meant a lot” to her to able to purchase that newly improved property. 

“So for me to be able to buy a house that I use to walk pass everyday, that’s now in a newly improved gentrified community meant a lot to me. I know my grandma is so proud. I put it in a trust to my son as a gift for his first birthday.” Harris wrapped up the caption by saying that although her son may not comprehend the value of investments now doesn’t mean he won’t benefit from them later on. She said, “Happy birthday baby boy, I know you may not care for these things now but soon as you’re older enough to understand, you will💎 I love you Czariiiiiii🏆.”

Many praised Harris for setting Czar up financially for the future.

Meek Mill reveals son Czar’s face as the rapper wished him a happy birthday on May 6. @meekmill/Instagram

“Black generational wealth! 😍 We love to see it! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾.”

“Now that’s how you flex by creating teaching and giving your children wealth at a early age 👏.”

“Talk about goals 👏👏👏🙌🙌🙌.”

“Start them off young 👏🏾👏🏾.”

“I love when people set their kids up for success wow 😍😍😍.”

Just as Harris is doing now, Meek Mill has previously opened up about the importance of financial stability and how he makes his decisions regarding investments. He told Yahoo Finance in 2019, “I make my own decisions of what I’m going to invest in. I have companies that manage my finances, and I have Roc Nation managing me. I have my own financial team at the same time. Me, I stay on top of everything myself too. I just keep things going.”

He added that his past legal troubles, which included appeals to overturn his 2008 drugs and gun conviction, inspired him to push for criminal justice reform, leading to a foundation called Reform Alliance formed with Jay-Z.

 The rapper said while working with Roc Nation founder, he studied Jay’s tactics because he was able to create a lucrative empire by building businesses and other things that “made him become the man who he is.”

“He built businesses, and he built things that made him become the man who he is, that we could call a billionaire guy. I watched that, and I studied that. That’s why I’m working the way I’m working now to build a foundation for myself too.”

‘Black Generational Wealth’: Meek Mill’s Ex Milano Gifts Their 1-Year-Old Son an Investment Property for His First Birthday

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