San Francisco reparations plan proposes $5m for black residents

Posted on AllSides March 17th, 2023
From The Center

San Francisco could become the first major US city to fund reparations, under a plan that would award $5m (£4m) to each eligible black resident.

A city-appointed panel also suggests guaranteed annual incomes of $97,000 for qualifying recipients and homes in San Francisco for $1 a family.

The city's Board of Supervisors has begun considering the recommendations.

Supporters say it would be just compensation to black Americans for the legacy of slavery and racism.

Opponents say the price tag is too high.

The San Francisco board enthusiastically welcomed the proposals...

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