GOP Candidate Tells Black Americans Seeking Reparations To ‘Get The F**ok Out’ Of America | EUROtoday

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Missouri secretary of state candidate Valentina Gomez, whose GOP marketing campaign has primarily consisted of homophobic stunts, advised Black Americans forward of Wednesday’s nationwide Juneteenth vacation to “get the fuck out” of the U.S. in the event that they nonetheless need reparations for slavery.

“Reparations from slavery and Black victimization is about to be shoved down our throats for the most ratchet holiday in America,” stated Gomez in a viral video on Tuesday. “BLM [Black Lives Matter] raised millions. And what did they do for Black lives?”

“It is outrageous to see people ask you for reparations, even though they never went through slavery,” the 25-year-old Colombia-born Republican continued. “These ungrateful people should be celebrating because they were born in the greatest nation to ever exist.”

Gomez clearly failed to know that Black Lives Matter wasn’t based for reparations, however as a protest motion towards police brutality, and appeared confused in decrying reparations for individuals who “never went through slavery” — as that’s exactly who they’re for.

“Here’s a tip,” she nonetheless declared. “If you don’t like America, kindly, get the fuck out.”

Juneteenth was formally proclaimed a nationwide vacation by President Joe Biden in 2021, however has been celebrated by Black households within the U.S. for many years, because it commemorates the liberation of America’s final slaves being emancipated in Galveston, Texas, in 1865.

“I agree with [Owens],” wrote Gomez within the caption of her put up Tuesday.

While her social media stunts have efficiently drawn consideration to her marketing campaign within the Aug. 6 primaries, in addition they bear all of the indicators of a web based troll who’ll do something to go viral. The MAGA-aligned actual property investor has beforehand supported that perspective herself.

Gomez not solely used a flamethrower to torch books with LGBTQ themes earlier this 12 months in an try and rally her reactionary base, however advised them “don’t be weak and gay” in an precise marketing campaign advert final month — and donned a shirt with the slogan in Tuesday’s video.

While many on social media commented in help, Gomez caught warranted flack as properly.


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