The housing program is the first initiative in a historic plan to distribute $10 million in reparations to Black residents of Evanston, according to the resolution. The effort is to directly acknowledge and address the “historical harm” done to Evanston residents through “discriminatory housing policies and practices and inaction by the City.” The effort would prioritize descendants of Evanston residents who lived in the city between 1919 and 1969 or suffered housing discrimination after 1969.Evanston Illinois .
(CNN)California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill establishing a task force to study and make recommendations on reparations for slavery.
Bill AB 3121 -- the first of its kind in any state -- was signed on Wednesday. It creates a nine-member task force that will inform Californians about slavery and explore ways the state might provide reparations, Newsom's office said in a news release.
The town of Amherst feels differently. It’s now the first community in the state to create what they call a Reparations Stabilization Fund. Reparations Mass
The nearly 200-page “truth-telling” report represents the first phase of a three-phase initiative announced by Mayor Jorge Elorza last July, in the wake of the nationwide and local movement to address systemic racism. Rhode Island