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I'm not a patient because I had a poor country isn't content in its current state I am a patient because of what we could be now I'll blast is a Georgetown University students who voted to increase her own tuition to fund reparations payments to the descendants of slaves once owned by the top ranks school , quality of life of these individuals who are you , what made for our university can be directly to the , that our Georgetown faculty of the time created a non binding proposal passed the student body with the two thirds majority Thursday if approved by the school's board of governors it would tack on twenty seven dollars twenty cents per semester to a student's tuition bill a symbolic number that reflects the two hundred seventy two slaves the university sold in eighteen thirty eight to pay off debts and keep it afloat human capital that we gain from the sale of these people is still benefiting us like or somewhere close down without %HESITATION these people but not everyone is in favor the sale was done by the society of Jesus and the Jesuits that they should be the ones who are fronting this cost the conversation isn't only happening at Georgetown the vote comes as reparations are increasingly being discussed by twenty twenty democratic candidates I firmly support congresswoman Jackson lease bill to create a commission to study reparations there's something in the air Georgetown has offered admissions considerations to descendants of the slaves sold by the university like Miller Santa Columbus there's something in the water right now and we're all Schmeling met Vela network all shipping it because this is not an isolated , incident if the measure goes into effect George town would become the first college in the country to mandate of feed for slave reparations the money raised would go toward social welfare programs in Louisiana and Maryland where many of the four thousand known living descendants of the former slaves now reside