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Proving Lineage for Reparations? Concerns Loom Over Feasibility, Emotional Toll for Black Californians
Eligibility has loomed over California's first-in-the-nation reparations task force since it was formed. There’s a wide spectrum of opinion on how feasible proving lineage will be — and considerable concern about the emotional toll Black Californians will have to pay.