Author Marianne Williamson speaks on the first night of the second 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential debate in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., July 30, 2019. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson has unveiled her plan to address the issue of reparations, proposing between $200 to $500 billion for the policy.
During an interview with CNN, Williamson said her reparations plan calls for a commission of African American leaders to decide how the money should be disbursed. The commission would be made up of 30 to 50 people, who themselves are descendants of American slaves. According Williamson, “They come from culture, they come from academia, they come from politics. They are people who have a background of deep understanding and research on this topic.” She goes on to explain,
“I have proposed $200 to $500 billion to be disbursed over a period of 20 years. It would be this reparations council…
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