New York City Mayor Forms Racial Justice Commission

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New York City Mayor Forms Racial Justice Commission
Mayor Bill de Blasio says he wants the panel to obliterate centuries of racial oppression.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is launching a racial justice commission.

The 11-member panel will tackle ending systemic racism and addressing racial disparities brought to light by the COVID pandemic.

The mayor also says the commission will consider reparations for Black residents but he didn't go into detail.

De Blasio says he wants the panel to obliterate centuries of racial oppression.