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Empty words of sympathy are not enough. The “Make Wall Street Pay Reparations” campaign demands: Banks and corporations who are making statements “in solidarity with the black community” during this era of resistance must put their money where their mouth is by paying reparations to the Black Power Blueprint!

Today Friday June 12th, during the capitalist business hours 9am to 5pm, we are calling on our supporters and members to help bring this demand to their attention:

Call them up, send a direct message, tweet and comment on their recent posts to demand they pay reparations to the black community by making a large financial contribution to blackpowerblueprint.org!

Be sure to tag @black_power_blueprint and @uhurusolidarity in your public comments. Swipe through to see our top 5 targets, their contact info, and script for talking points.

Bank of America

Call CEO Brian Moynihan at Investor Relations:
(704) 386-5681
(When you hear the automated message, Press 1). 

Send a direct message & comment on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook: @bankofamerica

Call-in Script: “I saw that recently Bank of America made a statement saying they would give $1 billion dollars to “combat racial inequality”. I’m here to demand that Bank of America and CEO Brian Moynihan owe reparations to the black community for profiting from a foundation of slavery and ongoing police murders of African people today. Bank of America accepted enslaved Africans as “collateral” for loans they gave to slave-masters, and underwrites “police brutality bonds” when cities need money for settlements in police brutality cases! Bank of America owes reparations to the Black Power Blueprint to support black economic development projects. They should make a large financial contribution at blackpowerblueprint.org. Bank of America owes reparations to the black community!

JP Morgan Chase

 

Call Jamie Dimon, CEO:
212-270-1111
(If they don’t answer, try Matthew Arnold’s Global Head of Sustainable Finance office: 212-270-5097, or Mark Roach, the Executive Director of Chase’s office: 713-262-1951)

Send a direct message & comment on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook: @jpmorgan @chase @jpmorganchase

Call-in Script: I saw that recently CEO Jamie Dimon took a knee in front of the vaults of Chase bank as a supposed act of “solidarity” with black people. I’m here to demand that Jamie Dimon and JP Morgan Chase owe reparations to the black community for profiting from a foundation of slavery and ongoing police murders of African people today. JP Morgan Chase accepted enslaved Africans as “collateral” for loans they gave to slave-masters, has funded the private prison industry and ICE detention centers, and has given millions of dollars to the New York Police Department! JP Morgan Chase owes reparations to the Black Power Blueprint to support black economic development projects. They should make a large financial contribution at blackpowerblueprint.org. JP Morgan Chase owes reparations to the black community!

Citigroup

Call-in:
 
1-800-285-3000
(keep asking to speak to someone or press 0)

Send a direct message & comment on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook: @citibank @Citi

Call-in script: I saw that recently Citigroup posted that you “stand for progress” against racial equality and injustice. I’m here to demand that Citigroup and CEO Michael Corbat owe reparations to the black community for profiting from a 200+ year track record of oppression and enslavement of African people. Citigroup got its wealth from profiting from the sugar plantations in Cuba in the 1800s, lobbied for the theft and looting of Haiti and the Phillipines, and profits from the ongoing police genocide of black people. Citigroup owes reparations to the Black Power Blueprint to support black economic development projects. They should make a large financial contribution at blackpowerblueprint.org. Citigroup owes reparations to the black community!

Amazon

Call CEO Jeff Bezos:
206-266-1000

Send a direct message & comment on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook: @amazon @jeffbezos

Call-in script: I saw that recently Amazon said they would donate $10 million dollars to “support economic opportunities, education and justice for Black Americans” and flew the Red Black and Green flag of the African Nation over your headquarters as a sign of “solidarity’ with black people. I’m here to demand that Amazon and CEO Jeff Bezos owe reparations to the black community for their ongoing exploitation of African workers and profiting billions right now while the black community is dying from COVID-19. Amazon even fired Chris Smalls, a black organizer who held a protest demanding better treatment! Amazon owes reparations to the Black Power Blueprint to support black economic development projects. They should make a large financial contribution at blackpowerblueprint.org. Amazon owes reparations to the black community!

Apple

Call headquarters and ask to speak with CEO Tim Cook: (408) 996–1010

Send a direct message & comment on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook: @apple @applemusic @appletv

Script: I saw that recently Apple said “We stand in solidarity with black communities everywhere” and that Apple is “donating to organizations… which challenge racial injustice and mass incarceration.” I’m here to demand that Apple and CEO Tim Cook owe reparations to the black community for their ongoing exploitation of African people in coltan mines in the Congo and theft of resources of the African continent. Apple owes reparations to the Black Power Blueprint to support black economic development projects. They should make a large financial contribution at blackpowerblueprint.org. Apple owes reparations to the black community!

Let us know how it went! Email us at info@uhurusolidarity.org to report on your calls.