Marne Campbell

a historian at Loyola Marymount University, and the chair of the African American Studies department

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The California Reparations Task Force voted 5-4 on Tuesday to pay reparations only to Black residents here who can prove a direct connection to slavery.

Beyond reparations: You can still face racism despite how much money you have, says historian

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