Deon Jenkins, California senate candidate, warns of ‘serious backlash’ in reparations debate (so either pay up or watch your cities burn – message received)

An activist has warned California’s reparations task force that there will be ‘a serious backlash’ if they do not comply with his demands for more than $800,000 to be handed out black residents,

Deon Jenkins told the first meeting of the Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans that money given to black people in the California should be in-line with the average price of a home in the state, around $800,000.

Following that appearance at the public hearing in Oakland’s City Hall on Wednesday, Jenkins, who refers to himself as a ‘hip hop organizer’ said in an interview: ‘Either they’re going to comply or it’s going to be a serious backlash.’

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Since 2021, the first of its kind in the nation task force has been delving into history and studies to make its case for reparations to California descendants of enslaved Black people. The group has until July 1 before they have to make a decision on reparations.
h/t Boo_Randy


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