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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.

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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.

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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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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Julianne Malveaux

IBW Statement HR-40 by Dr. Malveaux

By NAARC News, Reparations

When he addressed the Southern Christian Leadership Council in 1967, in his speech, “Where Do We Go From Here?” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. noted “ Of the good things in life, the Negro has approximately one half those of whites. of the bad things of life, he has twice those of whites. Thus half of all Negroes live in substandard housing. And Negroes have half the income of whites…

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National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) Reparations Summit - New York, NY 2015

Final Communiqué, The National/International Reparations Summit

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

In the spirit of the Durban Declaration of 2001 which declared the Atlantic Slave Trade and chattel slavery as crimes against humanity, scores of representatives from the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) and representatives of emerging Commissions in Martinique, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe gathered in New York, April 9-11, 2015 for a historic National/International Summit….

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