PBS NewsHour

Illinois city approves reparations for Black residents

Clip: 03/24/2021 | 5m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

The nation's first government-backed reparations initiative was green lit this week in Evanston, Illinois, a Chicago suburb where about 16 percent of its 75,000 residents are Black. The city council has promised $10 million over 10 years. John Yang discusses how the program could serve as a model for the rest of the country with Ron Daniels of the National African American Reparations Commission.

Aired: 03/24/21

Rating: NR

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