So writes Walter Kennedy in Myths of American Slavery (Kindle Locations 2758-2760).
Kennedy compiled a table of of comparative life statistics for blacks worldwide. These statistics make it obvious that American blacks are the most prosperous, most literate, and most long-lived blacks anywhere on earth. Here's the table:
The conclusions that are obvious: American blacks do not merit payment of "reparations for slavery." I strongly recommend Walter Kennedy's book "The Myths of American Slavery" for those who want the whole story on this topic. You can order the book from Amazon here. Kennedy and his twin brother James have a website and more books for sale here.