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Gov. Newsom Declines to Endorse California Task Force’s Reparations Check Proposal, Says Its “About Much More Than Cash Payments”

Chicago Neighborhood Testing Out Reparations For Black Residents

Governor Gavin Newsom has rejected the reparations task force’s recommendation that black residents receive up to $1.2 million in cash. On Tuesday, Newsom told Fox News Digital that reparations, which are designed to atone for the country’s history of slavery and institutional racism, are “about much more than cash payments.” …

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Cost of Reparations for Black Californians Could Exceed $800 billion

Writers Strike Is Reportedly Costing California's Economy $30 Million A Day

Economists say it could cost California $800 billion in reparations to compensate Black residents who have faced generations of over-policing, disproportionate incarceration, and housing discrimination. A preliminary estimate of the costs would exceed California’s $300 billion annual budget. It doesn’t include the $1 million recommended for health disparities that have …

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California Giving Reparations To Victims Of Forced Sterilization

California Releases Reparations Report Showing Harms of Slavery and Systemic Discrimination on African Americans

California is set to pay reparations to the victims of eugenics, which is a practice that determined that certain people, including those with mental illness or disabilities, shouldn’t be allowed to reproduce due to “undesirable traits.” Once approved, the state will give about $25,000 to the survivors who experienced sterilization, as …

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California Task Force Will Consider Paying Reparations for Slavery

Reparations for Slavery

On Wednesday, California’s Governor Gavin Newsome signed a study into law that will develop and propose potential reparations for descendants of slaves and those impacted by slavery. California becomes the first state to sign such a law onto the books. Of its bipartisan support, Newsome said the passing of Assembly …

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San Francisco Reparations Committee Proposes That Each Black Longterm Resident Receive $5M and Debt Forgiveness

Chicago Neighborhood Testing Out Reparations For Black Residents

A reparations committee in San Francisco proposes paying each longtime Black resident $5 million and debt forgiveness after decades of “systematic repression.” Last month, the San Francisco African American Reparations Advisory Committee released its draft report on reparations – not for slavery, since California was not a slave state but …

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson Wants $100 Billion Paid In Reparations For Slavery – “We Need A Moral And Spiritual Awakening In The Country”

A new presidential candidate is proposing $100 billion in reparations for slavery. Democratic presidential candidate #MarianneWilliamson is calling for a “spiritual awakening” to happen in the United States. On Monday, Williamson kicked off her presidential 2020 campaign in Los Angeles, and the 66-year-old spoke with CNN’s “New Day” where she …

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