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The Power of Reparations

By Sister Sankofa

 

Radical Reparations

By Marcus Anthony Hunter, UCLA

 

A college town fired up reparations talk with $25K checks. Who's next?

By Shia Kapos

 

U.S. moves closer to compensating Blacks for generations of racism

By Kim Whiting

 

It’s Time for Reparations and Transitional Justice for African Americans

By Joyce Hope Scott

 

The Legacy of Slavery at Harvard

By The Crimson Editorial Board

 

California to spend $12m on reparations

By Associated Press

 

Why reparations are always about more than money

By Kerry Whigham

 

“Reparations” — A message well delivered

Theater review by David Greenham

 

‘Truth-telling has to happen’: the museum of America’s racist history

By Ed Pilkington

 

Dr. Ron Daniels at town hall meeting “Building a Local Reparations Movement”

December 10, 2021, Evanston IL

 

British monarchy’s historical links to slavery

By Tobi Thomas

 

Racial justice coalition demands that Biden order study of reparations

By DeNeen L. Brown

 

Georgetown University’s road to slavery reparations was paved with good intentions

By John Murawski

 

National Reparations Commission Endorses Evanston as a National Model

Final Assessment and Recommendations Released

 

Jamaica seeks billions of pounds from U.K. over slavery reparations

By Katherine Fung

 

Caricom fights for reparations with help from Africa

By Bert Wilkinson

 

Danny Glover at town hall meeting “Building a Local Reparations Movement”

December 10, 2021, Evanston IL

 

Reparations Rising With Robin Rue Simmons

By Julianne Malveaux

 

Activist group looks to advance local reparations efforts

By Aaron Allen, The Seattle Medium

 

Juneteenth National Forum on Reparations: Building a Culture of Repair

June 19, 2022, Washington, DC — An inspirational, educational, mobilizing, organizing gathering.

 

Booker leads colleagues in urging Biden to establish presidential commission to study reparations

 

The royal family: Slavery, colonialism and race

 

Reparations advocates urge President Joe Biden to act on HR-40

 

Caribbean nations set to demand royal family makes reparations for slave trade

By Donna Ferguson

 

Why the Tulsa Race Massacre Is So Important to the Reparations Debate

 

The global reparations movement: The greatest political tide of the 21st century

CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC)

 

How housing reparations can help close the Black homeownership gap

 

Walter Rodney — A case for reparative justice

By Wayne Campbell

 

William and Kate to face protests and call for slavery reparations in Jamaica

By Benjamin Cooper and Tony Jones

 

Expanding the Global Reparations Movement

By Earl Bousquet

 

Reparations for racist laws? Idea gaining traction at state, local level

By April Simpson

 

Reparation, psychological rehabilitation and pedagogical strategies

 

The story of the little-known 1917 East Saint Louis Massacre

By Frances Madeson

 

A growing number of religious groups are developing reparations programs

By Julia Duin

 

Movement Lawyers Group Statement

Statement from Movement Lawyers Group In Defense of Evanston and the Movement for Reparations

 

11 U.S. Mayors Commit To Developing Pilot Projects For Reparations

 

Who should receive reparations and in what forms?

Statement by NAARC

 

Restorative Housing Program Participants Select Benefits

Evanston, IL

 

Vantage Point: Report Back From Virtual Rally in Support of HR-40 On the Move!

Recorded June 6, 2022 — Host Dr. Ron Daniels, Kamm Howard, Dr. Julianne Malveaux and a message from Cong. Sheila Jackson Lee

 

J.A.M Aiwuyor appointed to the National African American Reparations Commission

 

BWA resolutions condemn racism, commend reparations

By Ken Camp

 

Exploding the myth of African responsibility for slavery

By David Comissiong

 

Barbados PM says country owed $4.9tn as she makes fresh call for reparations

By Amelia Gentleman

 

US laws created during slavery are still on the books

By Justin Simard

 

Calling on white Americans: Reparations for slavery are due

By David Gardinier and Karen Hilfman

 

Press Conference: Faith Leaders Call on Congress to Pass HR-40

Streamed Live July 13, 2021

 

NAARC praises Human Rights report — Says it will bolster reparations movement

 

The case for local reparations

By Michele Miller

 

Slavery Reparations in the Caribbean: What to Expect?

By Zahra Burton and Brian Ellsworth

 

Communities across the country are talking about reparations. What about Kansas City?

 

UN rights boss urges 'wide range' of reparations over racism

 

Prof. Sir Hilary Beckles UNGA 76 Durban Declaration and Programme of Action Address

 

The Evanston Municipal Reparations Symposium Communique

 

There’s no freedom without reparations

By Fabiola Cineas

 

ICYMI: The State of the Reparations Movement

June 22, 2024 — A national town hall meeting featuring a screening of Erika Alexander’s The Big Payback

 

What would reparations look like and why are they needed?

 

America’s first Black billionaire wants his reparations check, now

By Dion Rabouin

 

Hundreds of people have applied for Evanston’s 1st reparations initiative

By Will Jones, ABC7 Chicago

 

Prince Charles acknowledged the ‘atrocity of slavery’.

What Barbados really wants is reparations. By Nadine White

 

Spend July running for reparations

Looking for a way to support local reparations, get out and exercise and do it alongside the community? You’re in luck.

 

Jackson Lee Calls Commission “Long Overdue”

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, HR-40 Strategy Group call on Biden to keep commitment to issue HR-40 executive order

 

Local and State Reparations: Repairing Black Communities

Streamed live from Evanston, IL, Fri Dec 1, 2023 — A National Town Hall Meeting presented by FirstRepair and NAARC

 

Reparations bill for Tulsa Race Massacre survivors introduced in Congress

By DeNeen L. Brown

 

An open letter to Rolling Stone

By Nkechi Taifa

 

Reparations: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities

 

Royals, republicanism and reparations: Wessexes feel the heat in Caribbean

By Shanti Das

 

Pre-Juneteenth Virtual National Rally “Why We Can’t Wait: HR-40 On the Move”

Streamed live Wednesday, June 1, 2022

 

Reading, PA councilman wants city to implement reparations for slavery

By Anthony Orozc

 

Slave money paved the streets. Now this posh RI city strives to teach its past

By Asher Lehrer-Small

 

A Black nonprofit got a 6-figure payment from someone whose family enslaved people

By Bill Chappell

 

Expanding the Global Reparations Movement

Streamed live Friday, April 22, 2022 — NAARC and the CARICOM Reparations Commission Virtual Public Dialogue

 

Dr. Ron Daniels calls for broadened scope of reparations beneficiaries

On heels of California report, Dr. Ron Daniels calls for broadened scope of reparations beneficiaries

 

Black Californians skeptical about reparations task force

By Curtis Bunn

 

Statement from the legal team for the survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

 

Germany faced its horrible past. Can we do the same?

By Michele L. Norris

 

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: “House Has Votes to Pass Reparations Bill”

By Stacy M. Brown

 

Reparations Leaders from the USA and the Caribbean to hold Virtual Dialogue

 

Ghana summit calls for global fund to compensate Africans for slave trade

By Francis Kokutse

 

Reparation mechanisms and a development framework

From local moments to global movement: Reparation mechanisms and a development framework. By Sir Hilary McD. Beckles

 

Ancestry releases records of 183,000 enslaved individuals in America

By Sarah Kuta

 

Did making “Juneteenth” a law open up a new door to Reparations?

By Thurston Renrick

 

Town Hall: Reparations organizers discuss where we are on H.R. 40

October 27, 2021

 

New research suggests Alexander Hamilton was a slave owner

By David Kindy

 

Alliance for Reparations, Reconciliation, and Truth

California Nonprofits and Former Reparations Task Force Members Launch 'Alliance for Reparations, Reconciliation, and Truth'

 

Here’s what I tell teachers about how to teach young students about slavery

By Raphael E. Rogers

 

How Evanston faith communities are embracing reparations

 

UN Rights Chief: Reparations needed for people facing racism

 

The case for reparations, according to two Jews living in the first American city to offer them.

 

Vantage Point: Bill Fletcher on the Case for Reparations

Recorded Mon Sept 5, 2022

 

What part of Africa did most enslaved people come from?

By Sarah Pruitt

 

Haitian groups seek billions in reparations from France

By Emma Farge and Catarina Demony

 

NAARC’s Preliminary 10 Point Reparations Program

A document for review, revision and adoption as a platform to guide the struggle for reparations for people of African descent in the U.S.

 

Vantage Point: State of the Global Reparations Movement

Recorded Mon Aug 29, 2022

 

NAARC sends letter to California Governor

Urges Gov. Newsom to Sign California’s AB-2296 Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans.

 

UK cannot ignore calls for slavery reparations, says leading UN judge

By Aamna Mohdin

 

Tulsa Race Massacre survivors and attorneys respond to dismissal of lawsuit

By Nakylah Carter

 

Seminary built on slavery and Jim Crow labor has begun paying reparations

By Will Wright

 

How reparations pioneer Evanston, Ill., is rolling out payments to Black citizens

By Chanelle Chandler

 

African, Caribbean nations join forces to call for reparations for slavery

 

Why reparations for slavery is back in the mainstream and gaining momentum

By Rebekah Sager

 

As Asheville pursues reparations, North Carolina seeks silence

By Brentin Mock

 

Who has signed on to Cori Bush’s Reparations Now resolution?

By Kaitlyn Kennedy

 

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre survivors to appear before Oklahoma Supreme Court

 

Tulsa Reparations proposal is part of a growing effort

By Joseph Lee

 

Inside Barbados' historic push for slavery reparations

By Janell Ross

 

A crown branded onto bodies links British monarchy to slave trade

By Karla Adam

 

World’s first reparatory justice master’s launches in Glasgow and West Indies

By Sally Weale

 

Black families pushed out to build Palm Springs were promised reparations

By Melissa Noel

 

San Francisco apologizes to Black residents for decades of racist policies

By Janie Har

 

The (Identity) Politics of Reparations

By Trevor Smith

 

Church of England urged to expand fund to address slavery links

By Muvija M

 

Tiffany Crutcher: What I told President Biden in Tulsa

 

Brazil slave trafficker’s links to top bank spark debate over reparations

By Constance Malleret

 

Advocates mount push for reparations in Maryland amid national debate

By John-John Williams IV

 

No God but Greed: Slavery and Indifference

By Jan Lundius

 

As Juneteenth becomes a federal holiday, the US needs a culture of reparations

By Andre M. Perry and Rashawn Ray

 

Brazil bank’s past slavery ties to be investigated in unprecedented inquiry

By Constance Malleret

 

Beyond Apology Report proposes Tulsa reparations commission

By Deon Osborne

 

Appointments announced to New York Reparations Commission

Dr. Ron Daniels, President of IBW21 and Convener of NAARC named amongst the appointees

 

California moves to consider reparations for slavery

By Don Thompson

 

A Look at What California Has Done So Far About Reparations

By Kurtis Lee

 

Supporters of reparations for Black residents urge San Francisco to push forward

By Janie Har

 

A furious, forgotten slave narrative resurfaces after nearly 170 years

By Jennifer Schuessler

 

White activist and group of progressives launch FFRN! initiative to support NAARC

 

What's the way forward for reparations?

By Verene Shepherd

 

Viola Fletcher waited 102 years for reparations. She’s still waiting.

By Wesley Lowery

 

A racist Harvard scientist commissioned photos of enslaved people

One possible descendant wants to reclaim their story

 

Britain risks being ‘left in the cold’ by ignoring demands for slavery reparations

By Nadine White

 

‘Highway to horror’: 14 wrecked slavers’ ships are identified in Bahamas

By Dalya Alberge

 

Slavery tribunal? Africa and Caribbean unite on reparations

By Catarina Demony

 

City Council approves reparations resolution

 

Global reparations and racial healing summit sets new standard for reparations advocacy

 

CARICOM’s 50th Anniversary: A do-or-die moment for Reparations?

By Earl Bousquet

 

Biden’s Campaign Against Hate and White Supremacy: Reparations is the Answer

Vantage Point Vignette by Dr. Ron Daniels

 

Tennessee Republicans introducing “Don’t Say Reparations” legislation

 

An open Letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi demanding the passing of HR-40

Vantage Point by Dr. Ron Daniels

 

Dutch king apologizes for his country’s role in the slave trade

By Ahmad Seir and Mike Corder

 

The Cost of Inheritance

Directed by Yoruba Richen, "The Cost of Inheritance" is a documentary that explores the complex issue of reparations in the United States.

 

Black Caucus slowly bends arc of justice

By Robert J. Hansen — Legislators lay out 2024 reparation package, with more in years to come

 

Trans-Generational Epigenetic Injury is the Cause of the Higher Black Deaths from COVID-19

By Kamm Howard

 

Prosecutors demand Brazil’s oldest bank pay reparations for slavery

By Terrence McCoy and Marina Dias

 

Reparations, Juneteenth bills explained by Sen. Cory Booker

 

Reparations and HR-40: Is this Biden’s Emancipation Proclamation Moment?

A Vantage Point Vignette by Dr. Ron Daniels

 

Reparations Now: A White Man’s Appeal For America To Pay What Is Due

By Seth Cohen

 

City Council votes to study reparations for Black Bostonians

 

California panel takes big step toward $800 billion reparation payments

By Stacy M. Brown

 

Genetic impact of African slave trade revealed in DNA study

 

Poll report shows favor of President Biden's Executive Order for Reparations

 

US: Congress Should Pass Reparations Bill

‘Why We Can’t Wait’ Campaign Builds on Unprecedented Support for HR 40 to Address Racial Injustice.

 

How the long fight for slavery reparations is slowly being won

By Kris Manjapra

 

Second Local Reparations Symposium to Convene in Evanston

NAARC and FirstRepair to Host Leaders from Across the Nation - Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee to Attend as Special Guest

 

Portugal must 'pay costs' of slavery and colonial crimes, President Sousa says

 

Reparations will cure the racial wealth gap

By Antonia Williams-Gary

 

California's Case for Reparations: 'We are history in the making'

An ABC7 Originals documentary

 

AOC wants coronavirus ‘reparations’ for minority communities

 

Trillions owed in reparations for slavery says report

 

Rapper T.I. Demands Lloyd’s of London Pay Reparations to Descendants of Slaves

 

No Limits on Reparations for Blacks in America

National African American Reparations Commission Supports High Point N.C. NAACP

 

BET founder calls for $14 trillion of reparations for slavery

 

Pope Francis apologizes to native children in Canada, is Black America next?

By Sherri Kolade

 

Slavery's Archive: Confronting Jesuit Slaveholding at Georgetown University

By Cassandra Berman

 

California Black Caucus Chair Introduces “Reparations” Bill

 

'Why We Can't Wait' Danny Glover’s Statement in Support of HR-40

 

IBW 21 and NAARC to be represented at Presidential inauguration in Colombia

 

The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Demand for Reparations

A Statement by NAARC

 

Working on a National Plan for Reparations

NowThis releases a powerful video on HR-40 featuring interviews with Cong. Sheila Jackson Lee and Dr. Ron Daniels

 

Global reparations leaders call meeting with the Vatican successful

Collaborative process for repair to begin

 

High Point, NC: Reparations board adopts report

By Pat Kimbrough

 

There’s a black student loan-debt crisis and it needs an urgent solution. How about reparations?

 

Original Sins & Reparations

A discussion about reparations for Black Americans as an important part of rebuilding democracy in the U.S.

 

Panelists Make Case for Reparations at Harvard Event

 

The Faith Community Declares Reparations and HR-40 in an Overdue Season

 

Who Should Receive Reparations and In What Forms?

A major statement by NAARC with an addendum on the Coronavirus Pandemic

 

Lawmaker Wants to Open a Dialogue About Reparations in Md.

 

'This was supposed to be reparations' Why is LA's cannabis industry devastating black entrepreneurs?

 

Reparation bill becomes real as it heads to the house and senate

 

A Letter to President Macron: Reparations Before Restitution

 

Black Christian leaders push for slavery reparations

 

Boston’s Reparations Task Force is setting a precedent for other states to follow

By Andre M. Perry and Jordan Fields

 

Can Reparations help us to re-envision international development?

 

Digital archives helping to preserve slave records

 

Slave trade reparations: AU approves Ghana conference

By Shirley Asiedu-Addo and Francisca Eshun

 

Democrat candidate in Mississippi calls for reparations

 

Notre Dame University hosts panel on reparations, reconciliation

 

Deval Patrick to unveil reparations as part of black economic agenda

 

San Francisco needs to establish a reparations fund

 

Understanding ADOS

The movement to hijack Black identity and weaken Black unity. By Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor

 

Evanston Reparations panel looks toward expansion

 

Evanston outlines plan for reparations

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Featured Reparations Videos

September 7, 2020 — A Black Labor Day Forum “The Theft of Black Labor and Extraction of Black Wealth: How the Exploitation and Oppression of Black People Built Capitalist America – The Case for Reparations and HR-40”.

September 6, 2020 — A Labor Day Weekend Conversation on Reparations with the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC). Hosted by Fund for Reparations NOW! (FFRN!).

June 19, 2020 — The National African American Reparations Commission Juneteenth Virtual Forum “COVID-19 and the Killings of Black People, Advancing the Demand for Reparations and HR-40”.

May 31, 2020 — NAARC, ACLU and HRW “Their Blood Cries Out: The Tulsa Massacre and Destruction of Black Wall Street, The Case for Reparations and HR 40”

January 30, 2020, Washington, DC — Attny. Nkechi Taifa’s reparations speech at the Howard University School of Law.

November 6, 2019  — Ben and Jerry’s Support of HR 40 Might Mainstream the Reparations Discussion.

November 2, 2019, Charleston, SC — NAARC and ACLU Reparations Forum “From Enslavement to Reparations”.

June 19, 2019, Washington, DC — NAARC and ACLU Reparations Forum “HR-40 and the Promise of Reparations”.

June 19, 2019, Washington, DC — Congressional Hearing on H.R. 40, Legislation to Study Slavery Reparations.

March 16, 2019, MSNBC —  Joy Reid is joined by Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee and Rev. Mark Thompson to discuss H.R. 40 and the reparations movement.

January 19, 2018, Philadelphia, PA — Attny. Nkechi Taifa at the 2018 Sparer Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Penn Law).

January 19, 2018, Philadelphia, PA — Panel discussion “Building the Ivory Tower: How Institutions Benefited from Slavery” at the 2018 Sparer Symposium at Pen Law.

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