Reparations are defined in the Oxford dictionary as, “the making of amends for a wrong one has done, by paying money to or otherwise helping those who have been wronged.”

Three months after the launch of the program, Black Evanston residents are dismayed with the process and want the program to be paused for revaluation.

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Last month, the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives took the highly significant first step of advancing House Resolution 40 by voting it out for full review by the entire House of Representatives. H.R. 40 is a bill that would put together a committee to explore the systemic effects of slavery on those African-American descendants and to detail how these people would receive reparations.

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Surveys show that white folks still aren't supporting the issues as much as Black people.

Black Twitter was definitely full of reaction and very divided on the issue of reparations with many finding hope in the hearing while others thought it was a complete waste of time.

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The hearing incidentally coincided with Juneteenth, a day that commemorates when those who remained enslaved in Texas after the Emancipation Proclamation, learned they were free.

The University of Wisconsin student government proposes free tuition for Blacks. They get push-back from school administration.

Speaking of reparations, what they got on that tuition though?

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The record for the most wins in a regular season was held for two decades by the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls team. Former NBA player Michael Jordan released a statement: “I want to congratulate the Warriors on an amazing season,” he said. “The game of basketball is always evolving and records are made to be broken.”