A collaboration with
Howard University Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
Promoting Reparation Efforts
AARN seeks to address racial injustice through the pursuit of reparations.
We provide technical assistance to local redress efforts through research, capacity-building, advocacy, and education.
Learn about our collaborations with Evanston, IL Restorative Housing Program, Brown Grove Preservation Group, VA, Africatown, AL.
Mapping Local Reparations
We are documenting community redress efforts across the country. Explore specific historical injustices, historical eras, reparations and individual states
by James Lennox, AARN Student researcher For the past semester I have been working on independent research study on heirs ...Read More
On November 19th - 20th, Barnard College held a symposium, Undesign the Redline. Researchers, organizers, artists, and activists convened at ...Read More
This past weekend, AARN with support from the International Council for Transitional Justice hosted a two day retreat for the ...Read More
What’s Happening Now
National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N'COBRA) released their 2021 report, The Harm is to Our Genes: Transgenerational ...Read More
Darron Patterson, president of the Clotilda Descendants Association, pauses to speak to the media and folks roaming around the construction ...Read More
People's World • OCTOBER 08, 2021 On anniversary of Elaine race massacre, Arkansas community says reparations are due ...Read More
AL.com Alabama • SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 A voice at the table’: In Africatown, patience wears thin over I-10 project Article: ...Read More
Richmond Times Dispatch • SEPTEMBER 13, 2021 Hanover's historic Brown Grove community allowed to search for graves at the planned Wegmans ...Read More
The US government wants to make amends by providing billions of dollars in debt forgiveness for farmers of color as ...Read More
Washington Post • AUGUST 4, 2021 Why African American residents-turned-activists are trying to block a supermarket chain from building a ...Read More
Black Farmers In Search of Justice The agriculture industry in the United States reflects some of the most devastating truths ...Read More
Join the Network
Our network provides vital resources and research for racial redress efforts, and includes many local, regional and national racial justice organizations. We hope you can join our great network of activists, academics and policy makers.