The Big Payback: Fear and Reparations in the American Suburb

The Big Payback

A documentary from PBS that tells the story looks a rookie alderwoman from Evanston, Illinois, who led the passage of the first tax-funded reparations for Black Americans. The film points out that while Evanston struggles with the burden to make restitution for its citizens, a national racial crisis engulfs the rest of the country. Asks if the debt ever be addressed, or if it’s too late for the reparations movement to finally get the big payback from other communities. Watch now.