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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


California to spend $12m on reparations

By Associated Press


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


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


Movement Lawyers Group Statement

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


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


US laws created during slavery are still on the books

By Justin Simard


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Ancestry releases records of 183,000 enslaved individuals in America

By Sarah Kuta


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


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


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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