“In June 2023, Brooklyn Councilmember Farah Louis…introduced a reparations task force bill (Intro 1082) that was partially withdrawn, edited, and reintroduced. Louis’s office said the bill is still active and will be introduced again this year as a package with similar bills on the books. During a reparations session at the annual New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislators (NYSABPRHAL) caucus in Albany, Louis spoke about how “difficult” the journey has been to an auditorium of attendees.

“I’m happy that we’re having this conversation and I look forward to seeing the commission on the state side, as well as the city side, move forward so we can accomplish the goal,” said Council Member Louis.

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