Black-Owned Bank In Illinois Receives $17M From State’s Reparations Fund

Evanston, Illinois, has etched its name in history twice over. In a landmark decision, the city established the first government-funded reparations program in the U.S. to address the systemic racism faced by Black residents between 1919 and 1969, according to Essence. Now, five years later, another groundbreaking move is multiplying the impact of these reparations. […]

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