As our communities work to address disproportionate racial outcomes today, we often look back on the intentional race based policies which drive those outcomes. Our BIPOC neighbors have been systematically and intentionally denied housing, educational access, and have been targets of law enforcement agencies and laws. Some say that the ongoing legacy of slavery permeates our social systems today, and the only way to correct that is with targeted investment in Black households through reparations. What do calls for reparations look like in 2022, how would they operate, and would it work?
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