Reparations wouldn't help the black community in any way. After LBJ and The War on Poverty the black family was destroyed and poverty rates have not changed.
"Last year, government spent $943 billion dollars providing cash, food, housing and medical care to poor and low-income Americans. (That figure doesn't include Social Security or Medicare.) More than 100 million people, or one-third of Americans, received some type of welfare aid, at an average cost of $9,000 per recipient. If converted into cash, this spending was five times what was needed to eliminate all poverty in the U.S."
Reparations would not yield any different outcome.
So, this isn't about helping the black community, this is about resentment. Black Americans want "payback" for slavery. They were not enslaved and yet want reparations from people who were not slavers?
According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), is ranked second in the world for household net wealth at $632,100 and first for household net disposable income at $45,284.
If wealth is the concern, the United States is the best country in the world to live.
Further, more white slaves were taken into Africa than black slaves into the US. Do their descendants get reparations?