Reparations

Buncombe County commissioners Tuesday evening approved a resolution supporting reparations for the Black community in the county.  The resolution – passed on a 4-3 party line vote - does not create a commission to determine what reparations will be like the city of Asheville OK’d last month.  

NC Reparation Efforts Focus On 'Generational Wealth,' Avoid Direct Payments

Aug 1, 2020
Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez / NC News Intern Corps

The approval of reparations for Black residents in Asheville almost three weeks ago is being followed by similar demands in cities across North Carolina.