By Barbara Krauthamer – In the 19th century, slaveholders advertised widely for runaway slaves and often hired men to track and capture fugitives. African-American communities offered sanctuary space to the runaways.
Hundreds pack Evanston church to discuss city’s local reparations fund
White activist and group of progressives launch FFRN! initiative to support NAARC
As Reform Jews, we must consider reparations for American slavery
By Rabbi Jonah Pesner
Aldermen establish historic fund for local reparations in Evanston, Illinois
Reparations: America’s Unfinished Business
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New Jersey Democrats Consider Slavery Reparations
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Juneteenth HR 40 Forum in Washington, DC
The slave who won reparations
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Diocese of New York establishes reparations fund, adopts anti-slavery resolutions from 1860
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St Vincent PM urges Caricom to speed up reparation claims
Ben and Jerry’s Support of HR 40 Might Mainstream the Reparations Discussion
Jacqueline Luqman talks with Dr. Ray Winbush
Ben & Jerry’s Stands in Support of H.R. 40 and Reparations for African Americans
NAARC/ACLU Forum – From Enslavement to Reparations: A 400 Year Journey for Justice
Co-sponsored by Ben & Jerry’s
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.
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- NAARC Preliminary 10-Point Plan, Download/Print PDF
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By Manisha Sinha The abolition movement was an interracial radical social movement of disfranchised people, men and women, white and black, free and enslaved. Slave resistance lay at its heart. On this Juneteenth, it is important to recall that African Americans were not passive recipients of the gift of freedom but architects of their own liberation. An engraving of fugitive slaves fleeing from Maryland to Delaware by way of the…
June 13, 2016 Press Release Renewed Push for Reparations Was Focus of Atlanta Meetings Members of the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) were enthusiastically received in Atlanta June 10th and 11th for two days of meetings, designed to intensify the movement to win reparations for African Americans for centuries of enslavement and generations of damaging discriminatory policies. The primary purpose for the gathering was to give people from the…
By David Love Stolen Generations On May 26, Australia observes National Sorry Day, an acknowledgement of the Stolen Generations of Black indigenous people who were kidnapped from their families in a policy of assimilationism. The title of the holiday itself screams out for more than an apology. According to the National Sorry Day Committee, a May 1997 report to Australia’s federal parliament on the stolen generations of Aboriginal children, “The Bringing…
By Parvathi Menon (The Hindu) inShare Viceroy Lord Canning meets Maharaja Ranbir Singh of Jammu & Kashmir, 9 March 1860. Reparations by Britain to India for the injustices of colonial rule is a fair demand but must take forms other than financial, a group of writers and historians speaking at the 2016 Jaipur Literary Festival held at the South Bank argued. Speaking at a session chaired by writer William Dalrymple, authors…
. May 20, 2016 Your Excellency President Granger, Ministers of Government, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am delighted and honored to send you all warmest greetings of solidarity on behalf of the CARICOM Reparations Commission on the occasion of the International Youth Reparations Relay and Rally and I regret that pressing university business does not permit me to be there in person…
By Richard Sudan In this handout picture taken 15 August 1947, British Governor-General Lord Mountbatten (C) gestures as he rides in a carriage alongside Lady Edwina Mountbatten prior to witnessing the raising of the Indian tricolour for the first time at India Gate in New Delhi. © AFP The world is changing fast. For the first time since the Cold War, the dynamic of power in the world is shifting….