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Reparations in California

Explore why California launched the first-in-the-nation task force to study reparations for Black people — and what reparations could mean for the state.

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State Lawmakers Propose 14 Bills to Provide Reparations for Black Californians

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California's Groundbreaking Racial Justice Act Cuts Its Teeth in Contra Costa

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California's Reparations Plan: Too Much Too Soon? Or Too Little, Too Late?

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California Reparations Backers Applaud Bills, Even Without Big Cash Payouts

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Survivors from California’s Period of Forced Sterilization Denied Reparations

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Forced Sterilization Survivors of California Prisons Face Reparations Deadline

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Thousands of SF Homes Destroyed Decades Ago During 'Redevelopment' Could Be Rebuilt for Lower-Income Residents

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Mini-Documentary: What Could Reparations Look Like?

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How Black Californians Had Their Land Stolen

A Split-Screen Moment for Racial Politics