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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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Elaine Arkansas

National Groups Join Reparatory Justice Initiative in Elaine, Arkansas

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National Groups Join Reparatory Justice Initiative in Elaine, Arkansas. Sacred Commemoration Service of Remembrance Is Planned. On the evening of September 30, 1919, African American families had gathered at the Hoop Spur Church in Elaine, AK to discuss the ways in which as sharecroppers they could be fairly paid for their labor and for the products they had…

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Rev. Dr. Robert Turner

Rev. Dr. Robert Turner Appointed to National Reparations Commission

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Keeping the Tulsa Massacre on the National Agenda. New York, June 25, 2020 — Dr. Ron Daniels, Convener of the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), announced today that Rev. Dr. Robert Turner, Pastor of the Historic Vernon AME Church in the Greenwood/Black Wall Street Community of Tulsa, has been appointed to the Commission. Vernon AME Church was a proud beacon of hope in the community that came to be…

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