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National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) Lauds Illinois State Legislature Resolution on Reparations Calls on other State Legislatures to Follow Suit

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  New York, March 8, 2016…The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) applauds and supports a resolution sponsored by Illinois State Rep. LaShawn K. Ford which calls on President Obama to set up a commission to study the legacy of slavery and proposes reparations for the descendants of African slaves in America. The resolution passed unanimously in the bi-partisan House Restorative Justice Committee and is scheduled to go before the…

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“John Hope Franklin, Reparations, and Making Black Lives Better” A Response to Drew Gilpin Faust’s “John Hope Franklin: Race and the Meaning of America” In The New York Review of Books, 17 December 2015

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By V.P. Franklin The article “John Hope Franklin: Race and the Meaning of America” by Harvard University’s Drew Gilpin Faust in the 17 December 2015 issue of the New York Review of Books is a thoughtful rendering of the great historian’s career and scholarship. The essay offers an overview of Franklin’s upbringing, education, and contributions to the documenting of the nation’s history. However, there are several important aspects of Franklin’s…

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Final Communiqué, The National/International Reparations Summit

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In the spirit of the Durban Declaration of 2001 which declared the Atlantic Slave Trade and chattel slavery as crimes against humanity, scores of representatives from the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) and representatives of emerging Commissions in Martinique, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe gathered in New York, April 9-11, 2015 for a historic National/International Summit….

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IBW to Host Reparations Summit In New York

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New York, Jan. 3, 2015…The New York-based Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) today announced that the organization will host the CARICOM Reparations Commission’s next meeting April 9-12 in New York. The CARICOM Commission is chaired by Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor Designate of the University of the West Indies. Inspired by the creation of the CARICOM Commission, a National African American Reparations Commission is being established as part of an effort to…

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