California's first task committee to analyze slavery's effect on the Black community produced a nearly 500-page report on the continued impacts of slavery, political disenfranchisement.
The report talks about how systemic racism is still hurting Black people in California today.
"Government and private activities separated America, contributing to environmental impacts, uneven educational and health results, and over-policing of Black areas in California.
Government policies and failures over 400 years have established a wealth divide between black and white Americans at all income levels, regardless of education or family position.
The task force was set up by a law that Gov. Gavin Newsom signed in 2020. Its goal was to make suggestions about how to fix the damage.
"No justice without responsibility. Too long, our society has neglected the damages imposed on African Americans in California and beyond, said California Attorney General Rob Bonta.