By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago suburb of Evanston has approved the first phase of a landmark $10 million reparations program that will give housing grants to Black residents targeted by discriminatory policies.On Monday evening, 5th... Read More.
By ASHLEY BROWN, EMILIE DE SAINTE MARESVILLE and ALLIE YANG, ABC News(EVANSTON, Ill.) -- Evanston, Illinois, is like a lot of American cities. The city just north of Chicago appears picturesque, updated and grand on one side -- but not... Read More.
By BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After the Civil War, formerly enslaved families were promised by Union leadership 40 acres and a mule. The offer was never fulfilled, yet a reminder to the centuries-old promise that has remained in Congress for... Read More.
By DR. DIVYA CHHABRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As COVID-19 exacerbates long standing health inequities affecting the Black population, a growing chorus of experts suggest reparations could help narrow the divide.The concept of government-issued reparations for the descendants... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- California became the first state to pass a law establishing a task force to study and make recommendations on reparations for Black Americans.The landmark legislation calls for the creation of a... Read More.
BY: SAMARA LYNN AND CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- This report is part of "Turning Point," a groundbreaking month-long series by ABC News examining the racial reckoning sweeping the United States and exploring whether it can lead to lasting... Read More.
By TENZIN SHAKYA and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This report is part of "Turning Point," a groundbreaking month-long series by ABC News examining the racial reckoning sweeping the United States and exploring whether it can lead to lasting reconciliation.
By ANDY FIES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When the city council in Asheville, North Carolina, approved reparations this week for its African American residents and apologized for its history of slavery, the move was called historic and received global media... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(ASHEVILLE, N.C.) -- Leaders in Asheville, North Carolina, have taken a historic step to repair centuries of racial prejudice by unanimously voting to provide reparations.The Asheville City Council voted 7-0 on a resolution Tuesday... Read More.