AFRICAN AMERICANS NATIONAL POLITICAL AGENDA
1. Government study on the adverse affect, today, of slavery, Jim Crow and discrimination against African Americans, adverse affect on establishment and accumulation of generational wealth; and the monetary value to beneficiaries of slavery, Jim Crow and discrimination.
2. Reparations is owed and must be rendered to African Americans, descendants of those enslaved beginning approximately in 1619 in, primarily, British, French and Spanish colony territories and what would become the United States of America.
3. To move Reparations Bill HR40 into discussion from committee to a vote in full House.
4. To produce a US Senate Bill equivalent to HR40 in the House.
5. Hard work and free labor should be valued and rewarded, whether it started in 1619 or today.
6. All citizens of the United States must have the right to vote and that right must be protected.
7. Prison reform must include the right for ex-felons who have served their sentences, the right to vote in all states.
8. Constitution of United States must be upheld.
9. Federal laws of United States must be upheld.
10. Government should not intrude in affairs of African American families except where there are violation of laws.
11. The core of families are male, female and children.
12. Life must be respected and protected.
13. Education must be treated with the level of respect and importance of the military.
14. Social and welfare programs must be a means to self sufficiency, not a lifestyle.
15. Courts and police departments must uphold the constitutional rights of African Americans ensuring they are free from 911 calls solely based on racism, that can and has led to the death of African Americans.
16. Government must not use its police force in African American communities like an ATM machine, using police and court systems to supplement budgets.
17. Healthcare for African Americans must be in proportion to the severity of the need as reflected in ethnic comparative studies.
18. Government programs must be accountable and transparent in African American communities.
19. Military must be prepared to defend domestically and abroad.
20. Military veterans must be respected and cared for when in need.
21. African Americans should be encouraged to have social and economic ties with African peoples and countries.