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New and archived press releases and statements from the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC).

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The Infamous Chattahoochee Brick Company: Community Coalition, Faith Leaders to Declare Grounds A Sacred Site

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April 3, 2021, over the Easter Weekend, a broad-based coalition of community and interfaith, ecumenical faith leaders will gather at the Chattahoochee Brick Company at 1:00 PM to claim and declare the grounds a Sacred site to memorialize African Americans who died there working as forced labor.

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The Elaine Museum and Civil Rights Center

National Groups Honor Pledge to Descendants of Elaine, Arkansas Massacre

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First Contribution Made to Support Reparatory Justice Priorities. In mid-October the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), the Fund for Reparations Now (FFRN) and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference (SDPC) announced their intent to join the descendants of the horrific Elaine Arkansas Massacre still living in the area of the ‘Killing Fields of 1919’ in their demand for reparatory justice.

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Great Notion’s Reparations Beer

Great Notion’s Reparations Beer. Educating Its Clientele to Support Reparations and HR-40.

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The Institute of the Black World 21st Century, which convenes and administers the National African American Reparations Commission, has accepted a proposal from the Great Notions Brewery to produce and market a special edition brew called ‘Reparations Beer.’ Great Notion Brewery Great Notion Brewery is a Portland, Oregon based company founded by three socially-responsible entrepreneurs dedicated to supporting racial and social justice causes with an emphasis…

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