The Black conservative radio host argued that slavery was legal and slave owners deserve compensation.
Conservative radio host and politician Larry Elder said during a July 18 appearance on Prager University's "The Candace Owens Show," that an argument could be made in favor of reparations for slave owners whose legal "property" was taken from them after the Civil War.
Elder argued that enslaved individuals were legally deemed "property" at the time. He noted that slave owners and their estates are owed compensation for the human property they lost following the end of the Civil War.
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The Pentagon said Monday the U.S. had completed efforts to evacuate its remaining civilians and troops from Afghanistan, effectively ending the longest war in American history.
"I'm here to announce the completion of our mission in Afghanistan," Marine Corps General Kenneth McKenzie told reporters in a virtual briefing. "The last C-17 took off at 3:29 pm."
The departure of the last U.S. plane from Afghanistan capped a bloody and chaotic end to the conflict. In the war's final weeks, fighting and terror attacks amid the scramble to evacuate thousands of Americans and Afghans left 13 service members and hundreds of civilians dead. The U.S. is not expected to have any diplomatic or military presence in the country after this point, officials said.
When U.S. Army veteran Daniel Wilkinson started feeling sick last week, he went to the hospital in Bellville, Texas, outside Houston. His health problem wasn't related to COVID-19, but Wilkinson needed advanced care, and with the coronavirus filling up intensive care beds, he couldn't get it in time to save his life. "He loved his country," his mother, Michelle Puget, told "CBS This Morning" lead national correspondent David Begnaud. "He served two deployments in Afghanistan, came home with a Purple Heart, and it was a gallstone that took him out." read more