Rachelle Zola is on a hunger strike for reparations for African Americans

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People attend a peaceful rally in Chicago, Friday, June 19, 2020, to mark Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the day in 1865 that enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas, learned they had been freed from bondage, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Rachelle Zola moved from Arizona to the South Side of Chicago so she could learn about and contribute to black and brown communities. She shares about her hunger strike, petitioning for the passage of H.R. 40: Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act.

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