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North Carolina city votes to approve reparations resolution for Black residents

The Asheville, North Carolina City Council voted unanimously to approve a reparations resolution in a historic move. The resolution calls for the city to make investments in areas where Black residents face disparities, and asks the city manager to create a plan to build generational wealth and boost economic mobility in the Black community. It also includes a formal apology for the role the city played in slavery and enforcing racist policies.
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