Amherst commits $2 million to reparation fund

The town of Amherst has committed to a stream of funding for its reparations fund. They created it last year to address the harm that slavery and racism has had for black residents, and has committed $2 million over two years, modeling it after their cannabis tax revenue. The idea is that the town can collect up to $205,000 and put it towards different benefits, whether it’s to support a community or a direct benefit.

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