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Donna Brazile speaks at the inauguration of New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell in New Orleans on May 7, 2018.

Brazile: We Need ‘Some Reconciliation’ for African-Americans in U.S.; Follow South Africa Model

By Editors' Choice, Reparations

By Nicholas Ballasy, PJ Media — WASHINGTON – CNN political analyst April Ryan, Washington bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks, said past U.S. presidents like Bill Clinton and George W. Bush refused to formally “apologize for slavery” because it would lead to some form of reparations for descendants of slaves. “In my first book, I tackled the issue of reparations as a healing, as a possible healing, asking people……

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America must atone with reparations for our legacy of slavery

By Editors' Choice, Reparations

We must make reparations to the African-American community. By Ruth A. Zlotnick, Seattle Times — The Jewish community has just emerged from our holiest days, when we celebrate the New Year and make teshuvah, or atonement, for the wrongdoings of our past. I believe as a nation, the United States also must make teshuvah, atoning for our legacy of slavery by making reparations to African Americans. I came to this…

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Communiqué: The New Orleans Reparations Gathering

By Docs, Events, NAARC News, Press Releases / Statements, Reparations

November 30 – December 2, 2017, the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) convened a major Reparations Gathering in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. A primary goal of the Gathering was to continue the process of creating greater public awareness about NAARC’s Preliminary 10 Point Program for Reparations for African Americans and to receive input, suggestions, recommendations on the Program from constituents from the area/region…

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NAARC's New Orleans Area/Regional Reparations Events November 30th - December 2nd 2017

Reparations: An issue Whose Time Has Come. NAARC’s New Orleans Area/Regional Hearing and Town Hall Meeting.

By Events, NAARC News

Reparations: An issue Whose Time Has Come. National African American Reparations Commission’s New Orleans Area/Regional Hearing and Town Hall Meeting. Topics: A Preliminary 10 Point Reparations Program and HR-40 The Congressional Bill to Study Reparations Proposals. Special Guest: Danny Glover, Actor. Activist, Mirielle Fanon Mendes-France, President, Franz Fanon Foundation, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Chairman, CARICOM Reparations Commission, Congressman John Conyers, Dean of Congressional Black Caucus, Sponsor of HR-40 and Members of the National African American Reparations Commission. Locations TBA. Further Information:
or 888.774.2921

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Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 4, 2017.Alex Brandon/AP

America Has Never Truly Atoned For Slavery. John Conyers Has Pressed the Issue for Nearly 30 Years.

By Editors' Choice, Reparations

y Brandon Ellington Patterson — Last month’s torch-lit white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, a response to the planned removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from a public park, kickstarted a national dialogue about how communities should address this nation’s centuries-long history of violence and discrimination against African Americans. Democratic politicians and others, pushing back against the old arguments about maintaining our “heritage,” have called for the removal of additional Confederate statues and monuments…

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