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File #: 2019-2033    Version: 1
Type: Petition Status: Read, Received and Filed
File created: 9/6/2019 In control: Committee on Hearings
On agenda: 9/10/2019 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Petition from the residents of the City of Pittsburgh requesting a Public Hearing before City Council relative to awarding reparations for the Black (African-American, New Afrikan, Afro-Descendent, etc.) residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania because of the legacy of slavery, Jim-Crow and the continued systemic and structural oppression of white-supremacy and economic injustice. The petition is valid in accordance with the Home Rule Charter. (Public Hearing held 10/16/19)

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Petition from the residents of the City of Pittsburgh requesting a Public Hearing before City Council relative to awarding reparations for the Black (African-American, New Afrikan, Afro-Descendent, etc.) residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania because of the legacy of slavery, Jim-Crow and the continued systemic and structural oppression of white-supremacy and economic injustice. The petition is valid in accordance with the Home Rule Charter.

(Public Hearing held 10/16/19)