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Reparations for slavery discussed at community forum

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By: Morgan Cook— The author of a new state law to study options for potential reparations to descendants of enslaved people led a virtual conversation Thursday evening about how to calculate and reckon with society’s debt. California Assembly member Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, joined a panel of experts for the virtual San Diego Union-Tribune Community Forum on Reparations. The conversation came in a year marked by nationwide protests against racial injustice and…

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Marchers walk in downtown San Diego during the “March for Reparations to African People” which is a national day of political action coordinated by the Uhuru Solidarity Movement on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020.

San Diego protest calls for reparations for Black Americans

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The protest organized by the Uhuru Solidarity Movement hosted similar demonstrations throughout the nation By Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union Tribune — A group of roughly 100 protestors marched through downtown San Diego on Saturday demanding reparations for Black people to confront the lasting impact of America’s history of slavery. Carrying signs that said “White Solidarity with Black Power” and chanting “U.S. Government you can’t hide/We charge you with genocide,”…

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Parents Across the Nation Will Gather on International Overdose Awareness Day

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On International Overdose Awareness Day, Parents Across the Nation Gather to Remember and Honor Lives Lost and Educate Communities about Solutions to the Overdose Crisis. By Moms United/A New Path — Moms United to End the War on Drugs representatives are raising awareness about the crisis on accidental overdoses across the nation and around the world. Families will hold rallies and vigils during the week leading up to International Overdose…

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