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Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson announces reparations task force, blasts 'systemic racism' in Juneteenth speech

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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Civil Rights, Reparations, Chicago, Illinois, Brandon Johnson

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson announced the creation of a reparations task force and agenda aimed at addressing historical injustices against Black people in the United States while citing systemic racism and other polices he said have harmed people of color. 

The task force will develop a definition and framework for reparations, which would be delivered in the form of improvements in housing, education, jobs, and criminal justice. The group will also conduct a study to catalog policies that have harmed African Americans in Chicago, including controversial real estate practices like redlining and restrictive...

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