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NJ Reparations 101:
Panel Discussion

Black and white photo of African Americans marching for reparations and equality.

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Price: Free

Montclair Public Library

50 South Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042

Adult School Department of the Montclair Public Library

Event Description

Discover what reparations are and how they affect Black Americans in New Jersey.

This panel discussion will feature Jean-Pierre Brutus of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, and Mayor Sean Spiller of Montclair.

Dionne Ford, author of "Go Back and Get It" and co-editor of "Slavery's Descendants" will be moderating the session.

The discussion is co-presented by the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, the Montclair NAACP, and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair's Undoing Racism Team.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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