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San Francisco Supervisor Introduces Reparations Plan For Black Residents

SF Gate-


On Tuesday, San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced a resolution calling for reparations for the city’s African-American community.

Back in December, the NAACP San Francisco branch called for reparations for African-American residents using income from the city’s hotel and marijuana taxes.

“Reparations are a financial recompense for African Americans whose ancestors provided free labor for hundreds of years and lived through the Jim Crow era. The enslavement and overall persecution of African Americans in the U.S. has enriched the U.S. and created disparities in income, wealth and education between blacks and whites and almost every other population,” Walton said.

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