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San Francisco Panel Proposes $5 Million To Each Black Resident For 'Decades Of Harm'

Posted on AllSides January 18th, 2023
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San Francisco's African American Reparations Committee has urged the city to pay each longtime Black resident $5 million, citing decades of harm and systematic repression against the community.

In a draft of the San Francisco reparations plan published last month, the panel said that a lump sum payment would compensate the community for the "decades of harm" and amend economic and opportunity losses Black residents have endured due to repressive city policies.

The panel also recommended granting each Black resident total debt forgiveness that would clear each eligible person's student...

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