Reparations Now! An Inside Look at N’COBRA’s 32 Year Commitment to Reparations Legislation and Activism


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WASHINGTON, DC – May 29, 2021 – When it comes to the topic of reparations, there are many people on the fence about how they feel. However, there is one group that has a clear stance on reparations and descendants of slavery, namely, the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N’COBRA).National N’COBRA male co-chair Brother Kamm Howard holds a City of Evanston placard proclaiming April 21 as N’COBRA Day for the many years they have dedicated to the regional and national reparations movement for African American Descendants of American Slavery (ADOAS). Credit: NCOBRAonline.orgIf HR-40 (named for “40 acres and a mule”) passes, this will be the closest African American Descendants of American Slavery (ADOAS) have come to receiving redress for racial and systemic injustices in the United States of America. African Americans are the only American cultural group that has not received any form of reparations from the United States government.The “Reparations Bill,” also known as House Resolution Bill 40: Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act (HR-40), was originally introduced to Congress by the late Representative John Conyers (D-MI-13), 44th Dean of the House of Representatives. It has since been re-crafted and is...