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The National African American Reparations Commission; United in a common commitment to fight for reparatory justice & restoration of African American communities.

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National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) and CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC)

Reparations Leaders from the USA and the Caribbean to hold Virtual Dialogue

April 19, 2022
In the middle of April, 2015 at York College in New York City, some 200 reparations leaders from 22 countries came together in a strong show of international solidarity at…

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Who Should Receive Reparations and In What Forms?

March 25, 2022
Statement by the National African American Reparations Commission The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) is comprised of leading African American activists, scholars, professionals and experts in the fields of…
Cheryl Grills, Ph.D.

Dr. Cheryl Grills Appointed to National Reparations Commission

January 11, 2022
Noted Psychologist Brings Expertise to Commission. Dr. Cheryl Grills, Ph.D. New York - Dr. Ron Daniels, Convener of the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), announced today that Dr. Cheryl…
December 2021 National Town Hall Meeting “Building a Local Reparations Movement”. First Church of God CLC, Evanston, IL.

Scores Gathered at Historic Reparations Symposium in Evanston, IL

January 6, 2022
Resolved to Chart a Collective Pathway for Local Reparations Movement January 6, 2022, New York — Scores of reparations advocates, activists, elected officials and scholars from some 25 cities, states…
Eric Phillips, CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC)

CARICOM Reparations Commission to Participate in Evanston Symposium

December 2, 2021
Eric Phillips, Vice Chair, CRC Vice Chair Eric Phillips will Represent the Commission New York, NY — In a gesture of solidarity and support for the slavery reparations movement in…
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National Commission to Convene Symposium on Municipal Reparations in Evanston, Illinois

November 16, 2021
FirstRepair to Host Leaders from Across the Nation New York, NY — Dr. Ron Daniels, Convener of the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) announced today that the Commission will…
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Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) awarded MacArthur funds supporting an equitable recovery

July 27, 2021
The grant will enhance IBW’s capacity to advance Racial Justice Field Support, with a focus on building Black power. Functioning as a good faith convener/facilitator. IBW is committed to developing…

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

NAARC and CARICOM Reparations Commission 2022 Virtual Public Dialogue – Expanding the Global Reparations Movement

April 22, 2022
Friday, April 22, 2022 — A Public Discussion and Reflections on the Historic 2015 International Reparations Summit With the National African American Reparations Commission and the Caricom Reparations Commission. Photo…

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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, John Conyers, HR-40 Reparations Bill

Pre-Juneteenth Virtual National Rally “Why We Can’t Wait: HR-40 On the Move”

May 21, 2022
June 1, 2022 — Pre-Juneteenth virtual national rally convened and sponsored by the HR-40 Strategy Group. “Why We Can’t Wait: HR-40 On the Move” - Declaring Juneteenth Reparations and Racial…
National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) Reparations Summit - New York, NY 2015

NAARC and CARICOM Reparations Commission 2022 Virtual Public Dialogue – Expanding the Global Reparations Movement

April 22, 2022
Friday, April 22, 2022 — A Public Discussion and Reflections on the Historic 2015 International Reparations Summit With the National African American Reparations Commission and the Caricom Reparations Commission. Photo…
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Chattahoochee Brick Company Descendants Coalition Second Annual Sacred Ceremony

April 14, 2022
What Chattahoochee Brick Company Descendants Coalition second annual Sacred Site ceremony. Special guest David Banner x Mayor Andre Dickens x Reverend Jamal Bryant x Giwayen Mata When Saturday, April 16…

The Evanston Municipal Reparations Symposium Communique

January 6, 2022
Communique PDF (175KB) | DOC (59.3KB) December 9-11, 2021, at a moment of unprecedented national and international racial reckoning, scores of community-based stakeholders, advocates, elected officials and scholars converged on…