I challenge Ms Integrity, @JAMAiwuyor, to post screenshots and page numbers of passages in From Here to Equality where @IrstenKMullen and I made either of the two statementsx she falsely attributes to us.

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In From Here to Equality on pages 43-44 we argue there are salient differences between the experiences of black American descendants of US slavery and recent black immigrants in the US.
We say on p.44 of #FHTE “...ith is misleading to depict as synonymous the experience of ethnic immigrants or immigrants of color and African-Americans taken collectively... “
We also say on p.44 of #FHTE “It would be more apt to compare voluntary immigrants to the United States and African-Americans who have chosen to move to other parts of the world, the expatriate black American population.”
We do not say anywhere in FHTE that slavery was softer in other parts of the African diaspora (it wasn’t) nor do we say recent black immigrants have not faced discrimination in the US (they have).
We do claim in #FHTE the experiences of peoples across the African diaspora aren’t identical. Each in the Americas encountered different processes an end to slavery at different times and in different ways and vastly different post-slavery conditions.
Therefore, each community merits reparations tailored to their circumstances and histories from the nation that enslaved and subjugated them. One size (or one global project) does not fit all.
Finally, I unequivocally indoors two precepts associated with #ADOS: Black American descendants of US slavery or a unique ethnic community in the African Diaspora, and black American descendants of US slavery have a unique claim for redress from the US government.
It does grow wearying to have people launch false critiques of #FHTE without having cracked the cover and then trying to spin the matter of integrity back on me when they get called out for their dishonesty.
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