A report out of High Point designed to address past racial discrimination in the city is receiving predominantly favorable support from residents, with some pushing for more.

On Thursday, several people spoke in favor of the document at a One High Point Commission meeting. The group was formed in 2022 to study reparations for Black residents.

The report outlines policy recommendations for the city in areas like housing, health, and transportation.

Brad Lilley, who lives in High Point, was born in Jim Crow and lived through the civil rights era. He says he's seen gains made and then attacked.

"We have an opportunity to make a change," Lilley says. "Anybody who is truly a champion of human rights will follow and support the effort that the commission is making."

The commission will vote on the final report on Aug. 10.

The document is expected to come before the city council in September.

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