‘Moral obligation’: Antigua seeking reparations from Harvard University — Global News

Prime Minister Gaston Browne recently wrote a letter to the institution’s president seeking reparations because its famed law school was founded with the wealth of a sugar plantation owner who enslaved Antiguans. Continue reading →

via ‘Moral obligation’: Antigua seeking reparations from Harvard University — Global News

A New Jersey religious college will set aside nearly $28 million for slavery reparations — FOX2now.com

The Princeton Theological Seminary is pledging to spend nearly $28 million on reparations over its ties to slavery, an effort believed to be one of the largest of its kind. Under the plan, which was announced last week and will be implemented over the course of the next five years, the private school of theology in New Jersey will offer 30 new scholarships and five doctoral fellowships for descendants of people who were enslaved or for others from underrepresented groups. […]

via A New Jersey religious college will set aside nearly $28 million for slavery reparations — FOX2now.com

Reparations Puts Colleges That Benefited From Slavery On Notice — Black America Web

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The promise of reparations to atone for historical ties to slavery has opened new territory in a reckoning at U.S. colleges, which until now have responded with monuments, building name changes and public apologies. Georgetown University and two theological seminaries have announced funding commitments to benefit descendants of the enslaved people…

via Reparations Puts Colleges That Benefited From Slavery On Notice — Black America Web

California’s Huntington Library Gets Rare Slavery Documents — Black America Web

SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California’s Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens has acquired rare documents shedding light on anti-slavery efforts taking place before and during the Civil War The institution announced Wednesday it has acquired the ledgers of Quaker abolitionist Zachariah Taylor Shugart, who turned his Michigan farm into an underground railroad…

via California’s Huntington Library Gets Rare Slavery Documents — Black America Web

REPARATIONS TOWN HALL MEETING

REPARATIONS TOWN HALL MEETING
A Town Hall meeting to discuss Reparations for Blacks within the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DATE: OCTOBER 29, 2019
TIME: 6:00PM – 8:30PM
LOCATION: Hill House Kaufman Center, 1825 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219

Invited guest include the following: Councilman Dan Lavelle, Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess, Ronell Guy, Carl Redwood among others
For additional information: contact (412) 606-0059 or kraheem322@yahoo.com

HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

COMMUNITY FORUM AND ORGANIZING MEETING: APRIL 27th, 2019

Campaign for Reparations and Self-Determination meeting flyer, 4-27-19

 

P.O. Box 99666

Pittsburgh, PA 15233

April 13th, 2019

Dear Community Member, Representative and Leader:

The Peoples Campaign for Reparations and Black Self-Determination continues to move forward! There has recently been an increasing interest concerning Reparations for Black/New Afrikan people here within the United States. More and more candidates for the 2020 presidential campaign have been asked to state their position regarding support for such an initiative.

We invite you to join us in exploring what Reparations would mean for Blacks both locally and nationally and how we can advance a genuine grassroots agenda that will move us closer to Black/New Afrikan freedom and liberation. None of this can happen without your active participation. You can start by taking the online survey regarding reparations and self-determination highlighted here: (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RQ2MXR2)

Join us on Saturday, April 27, 2019 (10:00am-12:00pm) at the Homewood Carnegie Library, 7101 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15208. We hope you can attend and participate in this continuing series of community discussions and activism.

In Solidarity,

Khalid Raheem, Convener: email (kraheem322@yahoo.com) telephone: (412) 606-0059

Peoples Campaign for Reparations and Black Self-Determination https://campaign4reparationsandselfdetermination.wordpress.com/

Support the Campaign: http://www.newafrikan.org/people-s-campaign-for-reparations…