Evanston Is an Equity Project, Not Reparations

A $25,000 housing grant is a good step but doesn’t right the wrong of slavery and economic injustice

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Evanston, Illinois, approved to use a small portion of its cannabis taxes for an equity initiative to address housing inequities from redlining. The city calls it reparations. While this is a good step in the right…