The last few years have seen a revival of the debate over reparations for slavery and its aftermath in the United States. Despite renewed interest in the topic and the aftermath of the racial reckoning of 2020, Congress and the White House still seem far away from making real progress on providing compensation or restitution for centuries of slavery and racial oppression in this country. Even state-level efforts, such as a push for reparations in California, are facing difficulties due to disagreements over who should be eligible for compensation. But despite this lack of progress on the federal and state levels, significant progress is still being made. Here are five major updates on reparations efforts around the country and beyond.