Now is the time for Black repair’: What might reparations look like in Kansas City

Mickey Dean is a founder of the Kansas City Reparations Coalition and a member of the AARN network. This week we want to highlight their work in advancing Kansas City reparations. The Kansas City Reparations Coalition recently drafted the City’s reparations ordinance resulting in the formation of a Kansas City Reparations Commission. The Commission is tasked to examine the impact of historical harms within the following five areas: health, wealth, homeownership, criminal justice and educational outcomes. The intention of the Commission is to work towards racial reparations. To learn more, please read the Kansas City Star article.