Evanston Illinois Archives

Evanston adds to a string of wins for reparations

April 15, 2021

The movement toward reparations for slavery received a significant boost on March 22, 2021 when an 8-1 majority of alderman in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois approved the first expenditures in a municipal reparations program designed to compensate Black residents for discriminatory housing practices. The reparations program in Evanston has been in the planning… [Read More]