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The descendants of slaves sold by Georgetown University are calling on the school to create a billion-dollar “Reconciliation Fund,” one week after the school apologized for its role in the slave trade and promised several (much cheaper) efforts to make up for it.

In 1838, Georgetown sold off 272 slaves in order to pay its debts, selling them for $115,000 (over $3 million in today’s money). In recent years, the school has faced demands from activists who want it to atone for its actions almost 180 years ago.

A week ago, following the release of a report on the matter, Georgetown president John DeGioia announced Georgetown would offer a special admissions preference for any descendants of the 272 slaves the school sold. He also promised to build an on-campus memorial and renamed two buildings, one after a slave sold by the school and another after a woman who founded a local school for black girls.

But some descendants of the 272 slaves told The Washington Post the school’s recent announcements aren’t enough. They want more. Much more. A billion dollars more.

“We appreciate the gestures of a proposed memorial to our enslaved ancestors on Georgetown’s campus and President John DeGioia’s visits with some descendants, but recommendations developed without the meaningful participation of descendants can only be seen as preliminary,” descendant Sandra Green Thomas said in a Thursday statement.

Thomas and other descendants have a much bolder vision than just extracting an apology from Georgetown. They want to set up a billion-dollar, national foundation that would be a leader in “the issue of truth and reconciliation.”

“Our vision is not about reparations,” said Joseph Stewart, another advocate for the descendants. “It’s not about getting anything that just benefits descendants. It’s about having an opportunity to have a common good.” Despite the bold plans, it’s not entirely clear what the huge foundation would actually do.

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My 133 times great grand pappy Bigus Dickus was sold as a slave in Rome. I now demand 1 billions dollars in compensation from the Pizza joint that now sits on the spot where Bigus was sold. Make that 2 billion because he was separated from his wife Incontinentia Buttocks.
That's nice... The answer is

Not now not ever...

Not a penny.
People in hell want ice water.