Minnesota city forms reparations committee to pursue 'real racial justice'

  

The St. Paul Recovery Act Community Reparations Commission will advise Mayor Melvin Carter and the City Council on fiscal and policy choices to "specifically address" generational wealth for the descendants of chattel slavery.




A city in Minnesota established a reparations committee to work toward "real racial justice" and give recommendations on how to compensate Black residents whose ancestors were enslaved.




According to theĀ Minneapolis Star Tribune, the St. Paul Recovery Act Community Reparations Commission will consist of 11 members and be a permanent advisory body with mandates outlined in the city code




The commission will advise Mayor Melvin Carter and the City Council on fiscal and policy choices "to specifically address the creation and sustainment of generational wealth for the American descendants of Chattel Slavery," according to the ordinance creating the panel.... Read more


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