California Launches First-In-Nation Task Force To Consider Reparations For African AmericansThe State of California launched its first-in-the-nation task force Tuesday, examining the possibility of reparations for the history of slavery and discrimination against African-Americans.
Gov. Newsom Appoints Members to Task Force Studying Reparations for Black AmericansGovernor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced the appointment of five people -- including two Bay Area members -- to serve on the newly formed task force to study and develop reparation proposals for Black Americans.
SF Human Rights Commission Accepting Applications For African-American Reparations Task ForceThe San Francisco Human Rights Commission will begin forming the city's African American Reparations Advisory Committee to come up with a plan to pay reparations to residents who are descendants of slaves.
California To Study Reparations for Black AmericansCalifornia will develop a detailed plan for reparations under a new law signed on Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, making it the first state to mandate a study of how it can make amends for its role in the oppression of Black people.
Racial-Justice Demonstrators Paint Colorful Message on Street in RichmondPeople shut down MacDonald Avenue in Richmond Sunday morning to paint a colorful protest message at the site of one of the darker moments in that city's history.
Bill To Study African American Reparations Passes California AssemblyA proposal to establish a task force to study and prepare recommendations for how to give reparations to African Americans passed the California Assembly on Thursday.
California Legislative Black Caucus Seeks Reforms, Study On ReparationsCalifornia's Legislative Black Caucus is prioritizing a package of bills for this year that include police reform, a task force to study reparations and a repeal of California's controversial 1996 law barring affirmative action at colleges.
SF Supes Approve Buyout Regulation Ordinance; Reparations Plan For Black Residents IntroducedAmid a housing shortage throughout the Bay Area, San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday approved an ordinance amending buyout regulations for landlords in order to help tenants stay in their units.
Opinions Shifting On Idea Of Reparations For Descendants Of SlavesA majority of Americans say there should not be reparations for African-American descendants of slaves, but time may bring about a shift in those numbers.
French Government Agrees To Pay Millions In Reparations To Holocaust Survivors, Family, Heirs Living In California, USThe French rail company that transported thousands of French Jews to concentration camps has agree to pay reparations Holocaust survivors and their families living abroad. The average payment will be about $100,000.