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Alyssa Milano Demands Biden Makes Moves Towards Slave Reparations

The Hollywood actress-turned-radical liberal activist Alyssa Milano is speaking out this week to demand that President Joe Biden take action on slave reparations.

Milano Talks Reparations

In a video shared by the left-wing group Now This, Milano claimed that slave reparations are necessary to fight both racism and “white supremacy” in this country.

“Silence is not an option and it’s certainly not a cure. If President Biden and Congress are serious about moving the country froward, then they have to get serous on federal action on reparations,” Milano said.

“Failure to atone for the pain that white supremacy has caused and is still causing creates space for those violent white supremacist ideologies to foster [sic] and grow,” she added, appearing to be reading from notes. “White supremacist extremism is on the rise and refusing to talk about its root — slavery — will not solve anything.”

Related: Biden Adviser: White House Will ‘Start Acting Now’ On Reparations For African-Americans

Chelsea Handler Weighs In

The comedian Chelsea Handler, a radically liberal political activist herself, took part in the video as well.

“We’re out of excuses as country so please stop making them. We built this country on the back of black and brown people and we still haven’t really done anything,” she said. “So this is the time. This is the moment.”

Milano then chimed back in to claim that lawmakers have been dodging slave reparations for way too long.

“The reason we are still haunted by the legacy of slavery is because our leaders refuse to address it in a meaningful way. From school history books to the halls of Congress, the way that this country still lives with slavery every single day is being minimized and brushed under the rug.”

Related: Lindsey Graham Claims Democrats’ Coronavirus Stimulus Includes ‘Reparations’ For Black Farmers

Mark Ruffalo Sounds Off

This video was promoted on social media by Avengers star Mark Ruffalo, who used it to push for the passage of H.R. 40, a bill that would create a commission to study and develop reparation proposals.

Let’s get this done,” Ruffalo tweeted. “Let’s repair and heal the harms of our cruel past and repay those communities for what has been taken from them by racist policies, systems and programs. This is how we heal as a nation and move forward in a good way. #ReparationsNow#JusticeCantWait #HR40.”

This piece was written by James Samson on April 14, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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