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Asheville City Councilwoman On Reparations Vote05:29
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This week, the city council in Asheville, North Carolina, unanimously approved a measure for reparations for Black residents and apologizing for slavery. The funding would be put toward programs that increase career opportunities and homeownership for Black Americans. It would not be direct payments.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Councilwoman Sheneika Smith, who supported the measure.

This segment aired on July 17, 2020.

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