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Prof. Charles Ogletree Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, right, and Kwame Ture, the activist formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, attend a tribute to civil rights leader and black nationalist Audley “Queen Mother” Moore, left, in 1996 in New York.

The black woman who launched the modern fight for reparations

By Reparations

Her grass-roots efforts shaped the conversation and presented a path forward. By Ashley D. Farmer, The Washington Post — The reparations hearings in the House of Representatives last week turned contentious as experts such as writer Ta-Nehisi Coates traded barbs with politicians, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The bill at the heart of the hearings, H.R. 40, first introduced by Rep. John Conyers Jr. in 1989, would create a commission…

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Charles J. Ogletree poses for a portrait following a celebratory symposium honoring the Harvard law professor at Wasserstein Hall on the Harvard Law School campus Oct. 2.

Civil rights attorney Charles Ogletree’s mind is a weapon. Now, it’s fighting him.

By Editors' Choice

By Keith L. Alexander — This article was originally published by The Washington Post in December of 2017 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Blocks away from Harvard Law School, renowned civil rights attorney and law professor Charles J. Ogletree Jr. was at home with family, readying himself for a celebration in his honor. As his wife, children and grandchildren rushed around picking out outfits and fixing their hair that October day, Ogletree gave…

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Cong. John Conyers of Detroit, honorable host of the CBC’s Reparations Braintrust and author of HR40 welcomes members of the NAARC and Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission Prof. Sir Hilary Beckles.

NAARC Rolls Out Preliminary 10 Point Reparations Plan

By NAARC Posts, Reparations

The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) Rolls Out a Reparations Plan at the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Conference. Preamble: No amount of material resources or monetary compensation can ever be sufficient restitution for the spiritual, mental, cultural and physical damages inflicted on Africans by centuries of the MAAFA, the holocaust of enslavement and the institution of chattel slavery…

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