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Convict Leasing, Forced Labor, Theft of Black Wealth: The Case of the Chattahoochee Brick Company

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Labor Day Weekend 2021, the Institute of the Black World 21st Century and the National African American Reparations Commission premiered a video examining the rampant theft of Black labor during the post-slavery period in the American South. The video focuses on current efforts to memorialize and consecrate the grounds where the Chattahoochee Brick Company in Atlanta, GA, was used as a site for the super exploitation of Black males, mostly…

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#Garveynomics 2021: Which Way to Economic Empowerment?

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What #Garveynomics 2021: Which Way to Economic Empowerment? Commemorating UN Intl. Day for People of African Descent. 1-2pm – Opening Plenary: Political and Policy Matters 2-3pm – Media Matters: Lessons Learned & Way Forward 4-5pm – Money Matters: Lessons Learned & Way Forward 5-6pm – Parting Thoughts: Dr. Julius Garvey Institute of Caribbean Studies, The Jamaica Diaspora Show, Institute of the Black World 21st Century. When August, 31, 2021, 1-6…

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Black August: 20th Durban Commemoration, UN Permanent Forum & Reparations - Rev. D. Angelique, Dr. Amara C. Enyia JD, Dr. Ron Daniels, Prof. Gay McDougall, Dr. Pauline Muchina, Coumba Toure

Black August: 20th Durban Commemoration, UN Permanent Forum & Reparations

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What Black August: 20th Durban Commemoration, UN Permanent Forum & Reparations To engage a Pan African perspective to update participants on the impact of the 2001 Durban World Conference, UN Decade, Permanent Forum and Way Forward with Economic Priorities and Reparations. Sponsored by Advocacy Network for Africa (AdNA), Africans Rising. Who Rev. D. Angelique Walker-Smith, Chair of the AdNA Pan African Working Group Dr. Amara C. Enyia JD, Permanent Forum…

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The Man Who Lived Underground – A Conversation with Julia Wright

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In partnership with The Elaine Legacy Center presents A Conversation with Julia Wright Reverend Judge Wendell Griffen will moderate a discussion with the daughter of and literary executor for author Richard Wright on The Man Who Lived Underground an explosive, previously unpublished novel about race and violence in America by the legendary author of Native Son and Black Boy TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2021 6:00 – 7:00 PM (CST) 2 Ways…

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Grenada National Reparations Commission Lecture: Malcolm, Maurice and the Movement for Reparations in Grenada

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 7-9 p.m. ET, join the Grenada National Reparations Commission (GNRC) via Zoom for its first virtual lecture “Malcolm, Maurice and the Movement for Reparations in Grenada” featuring guest lecturer Dr. Ron Daniels, President, Institute of the Black World 21st Century. Theme: Malcolm, Maurice and the Movement for Reparations in Grenada Amplifying the role of our revolutionary sons in framing and shaping radical and revolutionary responses to…

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The Chattahoochee Brick Company: The Report back from the Sacred Site Ceremony

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In April of 2021, a broad-based coalition of community and interfaith, ecumenical faith leaders gathered at the Chattahoochee Brick Company to claim and declare the grounds a Sacred site to memorialize African Americans who died there working as forced labor. On May 15th, 2021, at 1 PM EST., Join the Chattahoochee Brick Company as they discuss/share/report back from the sacred site ceremony. The event will be held virtually, please  REGISTER…

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Report Card on President Biden: The First 100 Days (A Virtual National Forum)

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April 29, 2021 — A panel of Black America’s leading scholars, analysts and activists grade President Biden’s performance during his first 100 days in office. Hosted by: Mayor Ras J. Baraka Newark, New Jersey Special Respondent: Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba Jackson, MS Moderators: Nkechi Taifa, Esq. Author of Black Power, Black Lawyer Rev. Mark Thompson Host, Make It Plain Panelists: Dr. Julianne Malveaux Author, Political Economist, Commentator, Washington, DC LaTosha…

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Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem Film Screening

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The event will take place on April 21st at 8PM EST. RSVP HERE to receive details on how to watch live over YouTube or Facebook. America’s Misdemeanor Problem exposes how our country’s history of racial injustice evolved into an enormous abuse of criminal justice power. 13 million people a year – most of them poor and people of color – are abused by this system. Through first-person accounts of those…

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H.R. 40 Reparations Judiciary Committee Vote Forum

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On April 14, 2021, the House Judiciary Committee voted to send the H.R. 40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act to the floor of the House of Representatives. Leaders crafting the national strategy to pass H.R. 40 met to discuss the historic Judiciary Committee vote, what it means, and next actions in the effort to make H.R. 40 law. This online event was hosted in…

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The Infamous Chattahoochee Brick Company: Community Coalition, Faith Leaders to Declare Grounds A Sacred Site

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National African American Reparations Commission Supports Initiative. April 3, 2021, over the Easter Weekend, a broad-based coalition of community and interfaith, ecumenical faith leaders will gather at the Chattahoochee Brick Company at 1:00 PM to claim and declare the grounds a Sacred site to memorialize African Americans who died there working as forced labor.

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Why Abolish The War On Drugs?

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Join a Virtual Conversation on March 30 for a discussion with families, survivors, advocates, partners and stakeholders, about the need to eradicate the 50yr drug war in New Jersey. 2021 marks the 50th year of the Drug War in the United States. An incalculable number of families and communities have been destroyed by a war that has been widely viewed as a failure. Join us as we discuss with a…

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