Personal Reparations

Profiles of people giving, receiving or working toward reparations

BRIAYNA CUFFIE

Briayna Cuffie is a strategist, political advocate, and civil servant specializing in international relations from Annapolis, MD.

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FRED SMALL

Rev. Fred Small is a Unitarian Universalist minister and climate justice activist living in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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FELICIA FURMAN

Felicia Furman, filmaker, has a history of enslavement on both sides of her family. In 2001 she chronicalled the story of her family’s centuries-long relationship with the people her ancestors enslaved in the PBS documentary, Shared History.

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DANITA ROUNTREE GREEN

Danita Rountree Green, M.A., TLSC   (R. Satiafa) is an author, playwright and trauma healing facilitator, conducting workshops addressing various forms of community trauma and race related issues in Richmond, VA.

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NORMA JOHNSON

Norma Johnson is a poet, storyteller, racial justice advocate and facilitator in Boulder, CO. Norma incorporates poetry and performance art into her racial justice work. Her deeply moving poem, “For My White Friends” has been featured in many racial justice courses.

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HOLLY FULTON

Holly Fulton is a racial justice advocate and facilitator in Denver, CO. In 2001, Holly travelled with her cousins to document her DeWolf ancestors’ role in the Atlantic Slave Trade. The result was the film, Traces of the Trade.

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Rev. Dr. Dawn Riley Duval

Reverend Dr. Dawn Riley Duval is s a social justice advocate and community organizer. She is a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Denver Chapter, as well as a co-founder of Soul 2 Soul Sisters – a fiercely faith-based, Black-Womxn-led racial justice non-profit organization in Denver, CO.

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Rusty Vaughan

Rusty Vaughan, racial justice activist, serves on Coming To The Table’s board of managers and has been actively involved in anti-racism efforts in the Mid-Atlantic States, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado with primary focus in Annapolis, and Albuquerque.

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David Ragland

David Ragland, PhD, is Senior Bayard Rustin Fellow at the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FORusa) & the Director of the Campaign FOR Truth and Reparations. David was Co-Founder and Co-Director for the Truth Telling Project of Ferguson and is a Visiting Professor at Pacifica Graduate Institute. David co-hosts the “We Stay Woke” podcast, is a blogger for the Huffington Post and writes frequently for PeaceVoice.

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