San Francisco board of supervisors leans toward giving every eligible black adult $5 million in reparations

Click here to read the full article.

A proposal to pay black San Franciscans $5 million each in reparations has reached the city’s Board of Supervisors.

The $5 million per person proposal is just one of over 100 recommendations made by the San Francisco African American Reparations Advisory Committee in their draft report released in December, according to the Associated Press.

Other proposals include guaranteed annual incomes of $97,000 per qualifying resident and homes in San Francisco purchased for just $1 per family, the BBC reports.

The Board of Supervisors reported voiced enthusiastic support for the proposed reparations plans during Tuesday’s meeting.

“Those of my constituents who lost their minds about this proposal, it’s not something we’re doing or we would do for other people. It’s something we would do for our future, for everybody’s collective future,” said Supervisor Rafael Mandelman,

The Board of Supervisors can approve all, some, or none of the recommendations, and have the power to change them. A final committee report will be delivered to the state legislature on July 1, where lawmakers will then decide whether to draft and pass legislation.

Continue reading here.

Scroll down for comments and share your thoughts!


What do you think?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

CNN Correspondent Posts New Update on John Fetterman’s Health, But People Aren’t Buying It

LIVE 6:30 PM ET: NTD Evening News (March 15): Tensions Soar as US, Russia Race to Recover Drone Debris; Texas to Take Control of Houston Schools