Elorza announces racial reparations plan for Providence

MAYOR JORGE O. ELORZA on Wednesday signed an executive order committing the city to a racial reparations plan. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
MAYOR JORGE O. ELORZA on Wednesday signed an executive order committing the city to a racial reparations plan. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday signed an executive order committing the city to a racial reparations plan, though specific details on what such reparations entail have not been finalized.  The three-part process, which includes “truth-telling” or historical education, reconciliation and reparations, is the first of its kind in the country, aimed specifically…

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