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Princeton Seminary students ask for reparations for school’s history linked to slavery

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Posted By: Ribicon, 3/23/2019 10:10:25 AM

A group of black seminarians is seeking amends for the Princeton Theological Seminary’s founders’ and early faculty’s ties to slavery. The Association of Black Seminarians posted a petition online earlier this month as a response to a report that detailed the seminary’s history with slavery, which was released last year. So far, the group has collected more than 400 signatures on the petition, which asks for $5.3 million annually to fund tuition grants for black students and establish a Black Church Studies program.(Snip) “Princeton Theological Seminary is uniquely positioned to lead the theological academy in addressing historic, structural, educational

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The Marxists who run the place should comply gladly, as a first step toward full redress for these former slaves. Yale University, named for a slave trader, should follow suit, as should Harvard, Brown, and the rest.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DVC 3/23/2019 10:16:58 AM (No. 10341)
Grubby little thieves, with their hands out.

This is total BS, and they should be laughed at.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ARKfamily 3/23/2019 10:22:39 AM (No. 10315)
They are studying to become "false prophets." May I suggest to them to read the Bible from beginning to end.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: rinohunter 3/23/2019 10:23:35 AM (No. 10337)
Or....Princeton Seminary could offer black "seminarians" a one way ticket back to the African country of their choice (since they´re feeling so out of place and wronged).
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Calico Al 3/23/2019 10:24:19 AM (No. 10334)
I´m keeping a vigil for when all of the memorials for Robert Byrd of the KKK will be removed. I´m sure the libs have them in their sights. s/o
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 3/23/2019 10:25:38 AM (No. 10322)
How about suing Princeton for the racist eugenics theories of its former president - - Woody Wilson?

Toss in his racist buddy - - Margaret Sanger - - and her black baby murdering organization - - and you´ve got yourself a real case.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 3/23/2019 10:42:21 AM (No. 10330)
Money, money, money!
Gimmie mo´ money!
Gimmie yo´ money!
Money, money, money!

Black "theologians" my rear end.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rama41 3/23/2019 10:43:03 AM (No. 10318)
Since 72% of African-Americans are now born out of wedlock, it is difficult to trace individual Blacks back to American slavery. (Also, in 1960, that figure was 20%, so single motherhood today certainly did not result from the Civil War.) The Brookings Institute says there are three things to do to avoid poverty in the US: graduate from high school, get a job, don´t have children until you marry. 23% of all black families today live below the poverty level, but only 8% of married black families are poor. How can we equitably address reparations? The current clown car of democrat candidates has the simplest answer: buy their votes.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: tom7 3/23/2019 10:50:23 AM (No. 10316)
I would think that if these racists had any principles whatsoever, they would renounce any part of a Princeton education, including any scholarships and stipends they have been awarded. Otherwise, they would just be grubby little grifters.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: udanja99 3/23/2019 10:59:50 AM (No. 10320)
OP, don’t forget Vanderbilt University. Old Cornelius owned multiple large plantations.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Cog 3/23/2019 11:07:33 AM (No. 10325)
Mohammad Ali said, "Thank God Grandaddy got on that boat!"
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Reply 11 - Posted by: HotRod 3/23/2019 11:16:58 AM (No. 10317)
This has about as much chance of success as asking the students to pay for their ancestor´s boat ticket over here! That debt is still outstanding and very delinquent!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Quigley 3/23/2019 11:22:35 AM (No. 10339)
The Dimokkkrap Party should be liquidated and the proceeds put into a reparations fund for its role of promoting slavery, starting the Civil War to perpetuate it, and creating so called Southern Racism to protect their power structure.

Until that happens nothing else should be discussed.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 3/23/2019 11:25:21 AM (No. 10326)
I´d give them all a brand new set of TRAINING WHEELS. The´re practically admitting they can´t pedal on their own...almost 150 years later!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Bluefindad 3/23/2019 11:45:05 AM (No. 10319)
They´re learning younger. My daughter subbed at a public school last week. When she questioned why a 5th grade girl had to visit the restroom during class for the 5th time during classtime, the youth called her a racist!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: SALady 3/23/2019 11:45:21 AM (No. 10332)
They can ask for anything they want.

And Princeton can say "no".

Now, that wasn´t hard...

I am all for any living former slave going after their former slave owner for reparations. But since they all died back by the middle 1900´s, that is a big non-issue!!!!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Smart11344 3/23/2019 11:48:38 AM (No. 10313)
Let´s put the shoe on the other foot. I want the black people who have murdered white people, white policemen, white firemen. While slavery happened in far different times, it was wrong. Murder has never been right.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: rochow 3/23/2019 11:58:51 AM (No. 10336)
Are these little seminary jackasses also suing their relatives who sold them to the slave traders??? Don´t forget: greed for the bead did the deed!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: moebellini3 3/23/2019 12:16:15 PM (No. 10321)
Pure bullsh**. Fact is, slavery only existed because blacks caught and sold their OWN people into slavery. Slaves left Africa for one reason, they were sold, sold against their will, by their own people. Slavery existed in Africa long before the traders showed up. They want reparations, go back to the country that sold you. Hundreds of thousand of non blacks died on the battlefield to free slaves and now they want reparations. We should get reparations for saving them. Got it.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 3/23/2019 12:28:15 PM (No. 10343)
Give them one-way air tickets to Gabon.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: chase9365 3/23/2019 12:28:47 PM (No. 10344)
I´m guessing that not one of them ever experienced slavery. Therefore not one of them is entitled to a penny.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Northcross 3/23/2019 12:35:26 PM (No. 10314)
The fact that they even got in to Princeton´s divinity school suggests that reparations of a sort are already in place.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: MDConservative 3/23/2019 12:54:13 PM (No. 10331)
Religious Racists...
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Mushroom 3/23/2019 12:59:11 PM (No. 10327)
Sounds to me like they are ready to lead the ´black´ church. Like Rev Sharpton and Rev Jackson.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: sw penn 3/23/2019 1:14:26 PM (No. 10342)
"...$5.3 million annually to fund tuition grants for black students and establish a Black Church Studies program..."

Racist Covetists in the Seminary.

Teachers here have missed the mark somewhat, no?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Rivetjoint 3/23/2019 1:17:02 PM (No. 10324)
The Princeton Theological Seminary is independent of Princeton University, although Wiki claims the Seminary´s endowment approaches $1 billion. I had no idea there was such an organization as The Association of Black Seminarians. Do they ascribe to some unique form of dogma?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: America Rising 3/23/2019 1:17:13 PM (No. 10345)
Jersey to Simian stoodunce...we´´ pray for you
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Reply 27 - Posted by: red1066 3/23/2019 1:41:56 PM (No. 10328)
Every black that asks for reparations should be required to study the history of Arlington National Cemetery´s beginning. Then forced to take a walk around the older sections of that cemetery. Buried there are the WHITE union soldiers who died fighting to unite the country and to end slavery. There´s your reparations.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: droopydog 3/23/2019 1:48:02 PM (No. 10335)
I want reparations for all my tax payments thrown down a hole in "great society" programs and the resulting police and prison expenses.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: DCGIRL 3/23/2019 2:01:56 PM (No. 10333)
My question is, how many came to Princeton because of affirmative action?
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Rumblehog 3/23/2019 2:10:45 PM (No. 10312)
You all got 4 generations of ´reparations´ already. It was called the "Great Society," and cost the American economy/tax-base, several trillion dollars and produced NOTHING. In the meantime, immigrants have come here from dozens of countries, not Africa, and have thrived and built businesses from NOTHING. And here we have the poor, lowly American slave spawn, still proving everyday why they were so easy to capture, subjugate, and sell to British ship Captains as return journey spoils.

Go pound sand, punks.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Strike3 3/23/2019 2:35:16 PM (No. 10323)
Here´s a check for $.02 but it´s on a closed account. It´s the thought that counts, right? Get a job and shut up. None of you were slaves.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: kono 3/23/2019 3:15:27 PM (No. 10329)
They received privilege at our ancestors´ expense - give us a share of that privilege to make things right! (Scratching my head over that, which seems contrary to the way Christians are called to respond to being wronged, ESPECIALLY the way seminarians are supposed to respond.

The whole reparations call discredits its own rationale.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: red1066 3/23/2019 10:13:47 PM (No. 10311)
#30, the estimated cost of the great society is in the 22 trillion dollar range the last time I saw figures.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 3/24/2019 2:25:20 AM (No. 10338)
In other circles, that´s called "extortion"
Seminary students ? What religion are they studying?
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Reply 35 - Posted by: winnie1 3/24/2019 3:28:17 PM (No. 10340)
I want reparations for having to live amongst illegal aliens committing crimes and getting my tax payers money for doing nothing
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