- California is weighing a plan that calls for paying each black resident of the state $223,200 in reparations.
- A nine-member task force, authorized by Gov. Gavin Newsom, recommended $569 billion in reparations for black residents, though the number could increase before the final recommendations are submitted in June 2023.
- Currently, 6.5 percent of California’s population, or 2.5 million people, identify as black or African-American.
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