Prince Charles acknowledged the ‘atrocity of slavery’.
What Barbados really wants is reparations. By Nadine White
By Marcus Anthony Hunter, UCLA
A college town fired up reparations talk with $25K checks. Who's next?
By Shia Kapos
It’s Time for Reparations and Transitional Justice for African Americans
By Joyce Hope Scott
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
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
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
11 U.S. Mayors Commit To Developing Pilot Projects For Reparations
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
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
What would reparations look like and why are they needed?
America’s first Black billionaire wants his reparations check, now
By Dion Rabouin
Reparations bill for Tulsa Race Massacre survivors introduced in Congress
By DeNeen L. Brown
An open letter to Rolling Stone
By Nkechi Taifa
Hundreds of people have applied for Evanston’s 1st reparations initiative
By Will Jones, ABC7 Chicago
A Black nonprofit got a 6-figure payment from someone whose family enslaved people
By Bill Chappell
Reparations: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities
Germany faced its horrible past. Can we do the same?
By Michele L. Norris
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
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.
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.
Seminary built on slavery and Jim Crow labor has begun paying reparations
By Will Wright
Tulsa Reparations proposal is part of a growing effort
By Joseph Lee
Tiffany Crutcher: What I told President Biden in Tulsa
As Juneteenth becomes a federal holiday, the US needs a culture of reparations
By Andre M. Perry and Rashawn Ray
California moves to consider reparations for slavery
By Don Thompson
White activist and group of progressives launch FFRN! initiative to support NAARC
City Council approves reparations resolution
An open Letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi demanding the passing of HR-40
Vantage Point by Dr. Ron Daniels
Trans-Generational Epigenetic Injury is the Cause of the Higher Black Deaths from COVID-19
By Kamm Howard
Reparations, Juneteenth bills explained by Sen. Cory Booker
Reparations Now: A White Man’s Appeal For America To Pay What Is Due
By Seth Cohen
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
Reparations will cure the racial wealth gap
By Antonia Williams-Gary
AOC wants coronavirus ‘reparations’ for minority communities
Rapper T.I. Demands Lloyd’s of London Pay Reparations to Descendants of Slaves
BET founder calls for $14 trillion of reparations for slavery
California Black Caucus Chair Introduces “Reparations” Bill
'Why We Can't Wait' Danny Glover’s Statement in Support of HR-40
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
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
Can Reparations help us to re-envision international development?
Digital archives helping to preserve slave records
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
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
- National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) →
- CBC 2015: NAARC Rolls out Preliminary 10-Point Plan →
- Download NAARC’s Preliminary 10-Point Reparations Plan (PDF) →
- 2015 Nat’l/Int’l Reparations Summit Final Communiqué
- N’COBRA HR 40 Primer — Seize the Time! →
- CARICOM Reparations Ten-Point Plan →
- CARICOM Reparations Commission Calls for a Marshall Plan for the Caribbean →
- The CRR Media Conference on the British Treasury’s Slavery Loan →
- H.R.40 – Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act (Congress.gov) →
- M4BL Reparations Toolkit (PDF) →
- Reparations are a Human Right: The 21st Century Reparations Paradigm. Paper delivered by Kamm Howard, January 15, 2014 at the 8th Pan African Conference held in Johannesburg, Azania (PDF) →
- 2021 N’COBRA Report – “The Harm Is to Our Genes: Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance and Systemic Racism in America.” →
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!).
Recent Reparations Posts
Recent reparations news and articles. View all reparations posts here.
For a century and more, the conventional wisdom about the evolution of the financial systems embodied in institutions like Lehman Brothers was that modern American capitalism was built not on…
By Dr. Maulana Karenga — Even though it no longer appears as a major item of interest on the nightly news, the issue and pursuit of reparations remains a critical…
At COP26 the wealthy countries cast themselves as saviours, yet their efforts are hopelessly inadequate and will prolong the injustice. By George Monbiot, The Guardian — The story of the…
By Aarón Torres, Kansas City Star — When Gwen Grant looks at the socioeconomic gaps between Black people and white people in the Kansas City area, she feels troubled. “At…
By Will Jones, ABC7 Chicago — The City of Evanston has received more than 500 applications for its restorative housing program, according to city officials. Justin Marcoviche-Garnett applied on behalf…
By Jacob Fenston, NPR — Residents of the small city of Greenbelt, Md., have voted to create a commission to study options for paying reparations to Black and Native American…
By Charisse Burden-Stelly — Racialization—one process of regulating, organizing, and subjecting populations through capital and labor—is integral to and endemic in the capitalist world-system. It justifies superexploitation, extreme surplus value extraction, and…
By Hannah Mcleod, Smoky Mountain News — The eighth annual African Americans in Western North Carolina and Southern Appalachia Conference will be held virtually from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m….
By The Associated Press — Boston officials are weighing creating a commission to account for the city’s role in Black slavery and potentially provide reparations to Black residents. The City…