Black woman dismantles reparations in TikTok video: ‘First step to healing is forgiveness’ – By Phil Silver (The Blaze) / June 7 2021
Black TikTok star Savannah Edwards concisely dismantled the concept of paying reparations to black Americans in a video posted on the social media platform last week.
Edwards, who goes by @thisissavvy on TikTok, began the video by noting she has been hearing “a lot of talk about reparations” lately on social media and even heard a pastor in Tulsa, Oklahoma, declare, “We cannot have true reconciliation and healing without reparations.”
“I don’t agree with that,” Edwards said before rattling off several factors that would complicate the equitable distribution of payments to ancestors of slaves.
“It’s 2021, how are we to determine who gets reparations and who doesn’t?” she asked. “Again, it’s 2021, not every black person is the