A Chicago suburb wants to give reparations to black residents. Its funding source? A tax on marijuana.
The Washington Post
December 2, 2019


“In Evanston, Ill., city officials are hashing out a plan for racial equity — with emphasis on the hash.

As Illinois prepares to legalize recreational marijuana, the Chicago suburb has voted to tax the sale of cannabis — expected to generate hundreds of thousands of dollars each year — to fund race-based reparations for its black residents.”

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