A graffiti complaint prompted the city to cover up the mural that helped inspire the City Council to pursue reparations in Berkeley. The neighbors who created the mural are considering next steps.
Berkeley school district’s reparations task force meets privately
A 15- to 20-member task force, convened by the superintendent, held its first meeting last month as it explores giving cash payments to students with enslaved ancestors.
Berkeley school district explores giving cash payments to students with enslaved ancestors
A new district task force will study how to create a reparations program. If implemented, it could be the first of its kind in the country.
A new nonprofit from Berkeley and Detroit aims to tackle reparations
Reparation Generation will make $25,000 “reparative transfers” to help people in Detroit buy homes.
Berkeley may explore making reparations to Black residents
If Berkeley proceeds, it will be one of the few municipalities to directly grapple with the country’s legacy of enslavement.
Reparations street mural now complete on Ellis Street
South Berkeley residents completed work over the weekend on a street mural that spells out the words ‘Reparations Now!’ in giant colorful letters on the block between Prince Street and Ashby Avenue.