The price tag on recent proposals to compensate Black residents for the sin of slavery and its continuing impacts have heightened debate over reparations
By Michael Smolensk | California Political Review
The movement to morally and financially atone for slavery and its related impacts over generations is running into harsh fiscal and political realities.
The concept of reparations has come into sharper focus now that big dollar figures have been attached to it, particularly the proposal by a San Francisco committee that every eligible Black person in the city receives a $5 million payment.
A statewide panel is contemplating payments to a more defined group of Black residents that could total $640 billion, or $360,000 for each eligible person in California.
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Why don’t they start with reparations to the Native Americans for all they took and did to them? They not only got the worst of it but are still suffering from the injustice to this day. But nobody wants to have that conversation 🙄