Reparations Advocate Admits Obvious: There’s No Way To Pay For It

  • Reparations advocate Robin Rue Simmons told CNN that she does not know how San Francisco will pay Black residents $5 million each in reparations after successfully awarding reparations to approved residents in Evanston, Illinois.
  • CNN’s Adrienne Broaddus asked Simmons during an interview about how the city of San Francisco will pay Black residents $5 million.
  • “I don’t know. And so those are the challenges that we all have as municipalities,” Simmons said.
  • As a former alderwoman turned activist, Simmons pushed for reparations in Evanston, which became the first city to award such restitution to Black residents who qualify.
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