Pain and Policy: Why Reparative Justice Is Needed to End the War on Drugs [Retracted]

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OldManInSeattle

long overdue...and for those that think we can’t or haven’t before....

In 1988, President Reagan signed the Civil Liberties Act to compensate more than 100,000 people of Japanese descent who were incarcerated in internment camps during World War II. The legislation offered a formal apology and paid out $20,000 in compensation to each surviving victim. The law won congressional approval only after a decade-long campaign by the Japanese-American community.

https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2013/08/09/210138278/japanese-internment-redress