Thursday, December 8 2022

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Reparations Advocates Tell California Gov. Gavin Newsom: Don’t Extend Legislation Deadline

A couple of months ago, The Root wrote about California’s progress in potentially becoming the first state to offer reparations to those who are descendants of the slave trade in the United States. First, there was a 500-page report released in June documenting how the U.S. could address the wrongs done to African Americans. Then, there was the task of the state looking into who would gain any monetary benefits from a potential payout. Now, reparations advocates are pushing back on a bill that w

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