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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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Rev. Dr. Robert Turner

Baltimore pastor to walk to Washington to garner support for HR-40 in honor of MLK Day

January 14, 2023
Baltimore, MD – Rev. Dr. Robert Turner, Senior Pastor of Baltimore’s Empowerment Temple and former Pastor of the historic Vernon AME Church in Tulsa, OK, vows to walk to Washington,…

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President Biden Delivers Remarks at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Statement by Dr. Ron Daniels on President Biden’s apology for American slavery

December 16, 2022
 Statement by Dr. Ron Daniels, Convenor of the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), on President Biden's Apology for American Slavery. The U.S. Africa Summit finally received some press…
National Commission and FirstRepair to Host Leaders from Across the Nation. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to Attend as Special Guest.

Second Local Reparations Symposium to Convene in Evanston

November 15, 2022
National Commission and FirstRepair to Host Leaders from Across the Nation - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to Attend as Special Guest Dr. Ron Daniels, Convener of the National African American…
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No Limits on Reparations for Blacks in America

October 26, 2022
National African American Reparations Commission Supports High Point N.C. NAACP Dr. Ron Daniels, Convener of The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), announced today that the Commission strongly supports the…
California Governor Newsom

National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) sends letter to California Governor

September 15, 2022
Urges Gov. Newsom to Sign California’s AB-2296 Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The National African American Reparations Commission supports California’s AB-2296 Task Force to…
Communiqué: Groundbreaking Global Summit on Reparations and Racial Healing Sets a New Standard for Reparations Advocacy

Accra Declaration Charts Path for Global Reparations Movement

August 30, 2022
Global Coalition Releases Declaration on International Day for People of African Descent — Ghana's President Akufo-Addo Pledges Support. Accra, Ghana — To mark this year’s International Day for People of…
Caribbean native Don Rojas will attend the inauguration of President-elect Gustavo Petro and the historic swearing in of the first-ever Afro-Latina Vice President-elect, Francia Marquez Mina.

NAARC administrator delivers keynote at global reparations conference in Colombia

August 16, 2022
The conference was a first for Latin America Bogota, Colombia – National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) Administrator Don Rojas delivered the keynote address last week at a Global Reparations…

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Sunday, June 19, 2022 — Building a Culture of Reparation: Juneteenth National Forum on Reparations: An inspirational, educational, mobilizing, organizing gathering. Convened by the Global Circle of Reparations and Healing and hosted by Rev. Dr. Wallace Charles Smith, Senior Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church.

Building a Culture of Repair: Juneteenth National Forum on Reparations

June 19, 2022
Sunday, June 19, 2022 — Building a Culture of Reparation: Juneteenth National Forum on Reparations: An inspirational, educational, mobilizing, organizing gathering. Convened by the Global Circle of Reparations and Healing…

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National Commission and FirstRepair to Host Leaders from Across the Nation. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to Attend as Special Guest.

Second Local Reparations Symposium to Convene in Evanston

November 15, 2022
National Commission and FirstRepair to Host Leaders from Across the Nation - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to Attend as Special Guest Dr. Ron Daniels, Convener of the National African American…
Sunday, June 19, 2022 — Building a Culture of Reparation: Juneteenth National Forum on Reparations: An inspirational, educational, mobilizing, organizing gathering. Convened by the Global Circle of Reparations and Healing and hosted by Rev. Dr. Wallace Charles Smith, Senior Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church.

Building a Culture of Repair: Juneteenth National Forum on Reparations

June 19, 2022
Sunday, June 19, 2022 — Building a Culture of Reparation: Juneteenth National Forum on Reparations: An inspirational, educational, mobilizing, organizing gathering. Convened by the Global Circle of Reparations and Healing…
A 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 Justice Day.

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

June 1, 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…