Systemic Racism

A Chicago suburb's plan to pay Black residents reparations could be a national model

The program could become a model for other cities and states. Image: REUTERS/Eileen T. Meslar

Brendan O'Brien

Journalist, Reuters

Joseph Ax

Reporter, Reuters


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Delois Robinson washes dishes at her home in Evanston, Illinois, U.S., March 18, 2021. Robinson’s great-grandmother ran a restaurant and cab company out of her home in the Fifth Ward because she was not able to get a separate business building due to the colour of her skin.
The first phase will provide $25,000 to a small number of eligible Black residents. Image: REUTERS/Eileen T. Meslar

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Guests pose a father-son dinner at the Emerson Branch of the YMCA in Evanston, Illinois.
The impact of historic and systemic discrimination on Evanston’s Black community persists. Image: Shorefront Photographic Collection
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