NAACP rejects reparations proposal to give $5 million payments to descendants of slavery
by ALEC SCHEMMEL | The National Desk
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FILE - In this March 9, 2020, file photo, the Grand Princess cruise ship passes beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in this view from Sausalito, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

A proposed reparations package suggesting a "one-time, lump sum payment" of $5 million to eligible Black San Franciscans who are descendants of slavery earned an unlikely opponent this week.


The San Francisco chapter of the NAACP rejected the potential measure, arguing reparations should be disbursed via investments and opportunities for the Black community, not direct cash payments.

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