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IBW21/NAARC – National African American Reparations Commission – A National Reparations Town Hall Meeting

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A National town hall meeting, “Building a Local Reparations Movement” hosted in partnership with the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) and FirstRepair. Leaders of municipal reparations initiatives from across the Nation are welcomed.


Friday, December 10, 2021 7PM 


First Church of God Christian Life Center,

1524 Simpson Street, Evanston, IL. 60201

This event is free and open to the public. COVID protocols will be in place. Proof of vaccination or negative test and masks required. Standby for further information

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This event will also be streamed live. Visit here or here to watch live and for further event & livestream info.

Special Guests (Updated)

  • Danny Glover, Actor, Activist, U.N. Ambassador, San Francisco, CA (Confirmed)
  • Eric Philips, Vice-Chairman, CARICOM Reparations Commission, Guyana, South America (Confirmed)
  • Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Lead Sponsor, HR-40, Houston, TX (Invited)


  • Pastor Monte Dillard, First Church of God


  • Nkechi Taifa, Esq. President, The Taifa Group, Washington, D.C.

Other Program Participants Include

  • Judge Lionel Jean-Baptiste, Evanston, IL
  • Rev. Dr. Michael Nabors, President of Northshore NAACP
  • Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Inaugural Dean, Ethnic Studies Department. Cal State LA
  • Kamm Howard, National Co-Chairman, N’COBRA, Chicago. IL
  • Vanessa Hall Harper, Councilwoman, Tulsa, OK
  • Peter Braithwaite, Councilmember, Evanston, IL
  • Henry Wilkins, Education Reparations Committee Chair
  • Robin Rue Simmons, Executive Director, First Repair, Evanston, IL
  • Dr. Ron Daniels, Convener, National African American Reparations Commission, New York, NY

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About the National African American Reparations Commission

Convened by the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (,

NAARC is a group of distinguished professionals from across the country with outstanding accomplishments in the fields of law, medicine, journalism, academia, history, civil rights and social justice advocacy.

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