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San Francisco’s Proposed $5M Per Black Resident Reparations

How California’s historical role in slavery impacts present

California officially became a state in 1850. Despite what you’ve heard, California did indeed participate in slavery within its borders, including labor imported into the territory and via slave catching.



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