United States: Reparations Are Coming

Colonialism Reparation welcomes that in the United States of America reparations are gaining more and more acceptance and invites all the other federal, state and local administrations to take action in the same direction.

On January 4, 2021, giving continuity to the action of congressman John Conyers Jr. begun in 1989 and those who preceded and accompanied him, congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee introduces the bill 40 to establish a Commission to study and develop reparation proposals for African-Americans.
On April 14, 2021 the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives votes to report to the House floor for consideration by 25 votes to 17. The bill up to now has the support of 185 deputies.

While the path to state level reparations continues in California and Illinois,
on January 11, 2021 in Oregon senator Lew Frederick introduces the bill 618 and the bill 619 to study methods of providing reparations to Black Oregonians descendants of enslaved people, carrying out in the following months a public hearing.
On January 19, 2021 in the State of New York assemblymember Charles Barron introduces the bill A2619 to establish a Community commission on reparations remedies for African-Americans.

While the path to local level reparations continues in Evanston, Chicago, Providence, Burlington, Kalamazoo County, Carrboro,
on December 3, 2020 the City Council of Wilmington in Delaware adopts resolution 80 launching a local reparations process.
On December 7, 2020 the City Council of Amherst in Massachusetts adopts resolution 6.b launching a local reparations process.
On December 8, 2020 the Mayor of San Francisco in California London Nicole Breed issues the ordinance 259 launching a local reparations process with the creation of a dedicated Committee.
On March 31, 2021 the Mayor of New York in the State of New York Bill de Blasio issues the ordinance 66 launching a local reparations process with the creation of a dedicated Commission.

Colonialism Reparation welcomes that in the United States of America reparations are gaining more and more acceptance and invites all the other federal, state and local administrations to take action in the same direction, keeping the electoral promises made.