Reparations: Who Will Benefit?


Dan Perkins

The City of Evanston Illinois passed legislation to pay reparations for discrimination against Black people of $400,000 and each payment will be $25,000. The ordinance says that people can be eligible for the money by: “Being a qualifying residents that must either have lived in or been a direct descendant of a Black person who lived in Evanston between 1919 to 1969 and who suffered discrimination in housing because of city ordinances, policies…