S.F. Eyes Amends For 1950s Uprooting Of Blacks Between 1950 and 1970, the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency relocated thousands of primarily black-owned businesses and homes in the name of urban renewal. Now, city officials are considering a plan to pay "reparations" to displaced individuals or their descendants by giving them top priority in the lottery for affordable housing units.
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S.F. Eyes Amends For 1950s Uprooting Of Blacks

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S.F. Eyes Amends For 1950s Uprooting Of Blacks

S.F. Eyes Amends For 1950s Uprooting Of Blacks

S.F. Eyes Amends For 1950s Uprooting Of Blacks

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Between 1950 and 1970, the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency relocated thousands of primarily black-owned businesses and homes in the name of urban renewal. Now, city officials are considering a plan to pay "reparations" to displaced individuals or their descendants by giving them top priority in the lottery for affordable housing units.