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California Reparations Task Force Aims to Pay $223K Per Person Via the ‘Bureau of African American Affairs’

2 Jan 2023 9:56 AM | Anonymous

Kamilah V. Moore, the chairman of the California Reparations Task Force, is demanding the creation of a Bureau of African American Affairs to award up to $223,000 to every descendant of African slaves.

The task force, formed by Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2020 to study reparations proposals, met on December 14 and 15 for their final public meetings of 2022. The committee previously approved the first step of a proposal to compensate descendants of slaves for up to $223,000. A final proposal will be announced in early 2023.

Moore has also clarified that it is not true every person in a Black family is entitled to the $223,000 to make up for past housing discrimination.

She said $223,000 is the “maximum” amount those who qualify will receive, and it will only target the Californians who suffered housing discrimination in California between 1933 and in the web site at:


  • 3 Jan 2023 1:40 PM | Anonymous
    I realize that I am commenting on a controversial topic but I will do it anyway. The payment of any reparations should begin with the indigenous people from whom we stole this entire country. These peoples were entirely blameless concerning their plight.

    African slaves were captured and sold by their fellow Africans to the slavers. They became slaves in Africa. Start with reparations in the native lands, at the root of the problem.

    Approximately 10% of all African slaves came to the US. The vast majority went to Caribbean islands and South America.

    The US cannot be held blameless but we should not bear the brunt of a practice that was outlawed over a hundred years ago.
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