Asheville, North Carolina, says it is giving reparations to its Black residents for systemic racism perpetuated by the city since its founding in 1797.
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In US news and current events today, the issue of reparations to make up for the cruel injustice, inequality and systemic racism that arose as a result of slavery has come to the forefront in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. This Asheville reparations experiment in Asheville, NC, is a test to see how a system of US reparations could work. The issue of USA reparations is a complex and tricky one, but the way this North Carolina reparations act is going could be a good start. The issue of Black reparations and slavery reparations cannot be unaddressed in the pursuit of racial justice, racial equality and the end of systemic racism, and this NC reparations could be the path forward.
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