Below is an excel sheet with South Atlantic state contacts who have demonstrated a commitment to working on local African American redress. You could find this information on each organization’s website, but we wanted to make it easy for you to locate the reparations-friendly institutions in your state. If you are part of an organization who has worked on African American reparations in your state, please completed the contact form on Your Voice and let us know so that we may add you to this list!

StateProject NameOrganizationWebsite
Delaware  Website
  YWCA Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative;
  Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice
 House Joint Resolution 10Delaware General Assembly, 148th General Assembly (2015 – 2016)
 Unequal Justice in Delaware – Rewriting the Narrative Research PartnershipUniversity of Delaware, Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage
 Red Clay Consolidated School District Equity CommitteeRed Clay Consolidated School District
 Delaware State Senate Bill 282: An Act to Amend Title 1 of the Delaware Code by establishing a Juneteenth National Freedom Day. Delaware 140th General Assembly (1999-2000)
 Delaware Lynching Marker for George WhiteEqual Justice Initiative
 Redding Consortium for Educational Equity (Senate Bill 148, House Bill 222)Redding Consortium for Educational Equity
FloridaName (Project & Contact if Possible)OrganizationWebsite
 Sherry DupreeRosewood Heritage Foundation
 Samuel Proctor Oral History ProgramUniversity of Florida
Ocoee Day of RemembranceOcoee City Commission, City of Ocoee:
Rosewood Heritage VR PRojectThe Rosewood Heritage Foundation
Rosewood Historical MarkerFlorida Heritage Landmarks
House Bill 591 Fl. HB 591 (1994).Florida State House of Representatives
SCR 2930, Apology for SlaveryFlorida State Legislature, 2008
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee
2810 North Meridian Road | Tallahassee, FL 32312 | (850) 385-5115 |
Community Remembrance Task Force
Replacement of Florida Statue in National Statuary Hall on 144th Anniversary of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s BirthdayCommittee of Great Floridians Program and public testimony, Governor Ron DeSantis, 2016 and 2018 Florida State Legislative sessions,
Florida Senate removes Confederate battle flag from Florida Senate Seal2015 Florida Senate
Hollywood Florida City commissioners decide to rename three streets that were named for Confederate commanders, after three protests, a lawsuit and local debate of 15 yearsHollywood City Commissioners 2017
High School Renamed to Westside High in 2014, previously named Nathan Bedford Forrest High School when founded as all-white high school in 1954Duval County School Board 2013, Jacksonville, FL
2001 Governor Jeb Bush orders removal of Confederate Flag “The Stainless Banner” from Florida State House grounds, which had flown in the state capitol since 1978Governor Jeb Bush
Move of the 1911 14-ton “Memoria in Aeternum’ Confederate monument from the Tampa Hillsborough County Courthouse to a private cemetery, with public vote and public fundraising as well as city commissioner support Tampa, Florida, Hillsborough County Commissioners
Daytona City Manager removes three plaques honoring Confederate soldiers in Riverfront ParkDaytona City Manager James Chisholm; 
Headstone for July Perry at Greenwood CemetaryWest Orange Reconciliation Task Force(WORTF); Ocoee City Commission
Former Representative Alzo Reddick Florida Ch. 1991-252, s. 1, Laws of Fla. and s. 683.21, F.S. Recognition of JuneteenthFlorida State Legislature
GeorgiaName (Project & Contact if Possible)OrganizationWebsite
 Hank KlibanoffEmory, Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project
 Mary Turner Project
 NAACP Dekalb County  
 Rich RuskMoore’s Ford Memorial Commitee
 Rev. J. L. Nunnally  
 Trent Frank, Executive DirectorSouthern Truth and Reconciliation (STAR)
 ATL MayorMayor Bottoms
  Demosthenian Literary Society
 Georgia SR 164 (2011-2012) A RESOLUTION recognizing “Juneteenth Celebration Day” in GeorgiaGeorgia General Assembly
 Trans Atlantic Slave Trade Database: VoyagesEmory University
 Moore’s Ford Memorial CommitteeClinton White House Initiatives
 The Mary Turner ProjectHate not Heritage Campaign
 Remembrance Project, Lynching MarkerNAACP Dekalb Chapter
 Chief Dekmar apologyLaGrange Police Department
 Georgia Cold Cases ProjectEmory University
 Mayor Robert Reichart, Macon-Bibb County, Inaugural Address, Apology for slaveryMacon-Bibb County Mayor Reichart’s%20New%20Mayor%20Held%20at%20Auditorium.htm
 The Lynching Project: Murder and Memory in Georgia exhibitUniversity of Georgia–murder-a
 The Story of Thomas MattoxNortheastern University Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project
 University of Georgia Demosthenian Literary SocietyUniversity of Georgia
 Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signs bill changing Confederate street namesCity of Atlanta, Office of the Mayor
MarylandName (Project & Contact if Possible)OrganizationWebsite
 Megan Davey LimarziMaryland Inspector General 
 Alderwoman Tierney, Annapolis, City Council Resolution R-21-18: Recognizing and Remembering Racial InjusticeCity Council 
 Brandon M. Scott — bill sponsor —  Proposed: Baltimore Racial Equity Fund proposal and Equity Assessment of policies and governmentCity Council, Baltimore 
 Lynching Truth Commission, Joseline Pena Melnyk, State 
 Maryland HB 549: General Provisions – Commemorative Days – Juneteenth National Freedom Day, requires governor to annually proclaim June 19th as Juneteenth National Freedom Day, in effect June 1, 2014.Maryland General Assembly
 Slavery Era Insurance Policy ReportMaryland State Government
 Megan Davey Limarzi -Clerk of the Council — Remembrance and Reconciliation CommissionMontgomery County Council
 MD HB 307, Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Passed April 2019)Maryland State Senate
 2019 Plans to erect statues of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman at Maryland State House ComplexMaryland Board of Public Works
 Maryland Lynching MapBaltimore Sun Newspaper 
 “Lynching in Maryland: The Journey from Truth to Reconciliation” A Day of Remembrance, Reflection, and Reckoning; 1st Half Day ConferenceMaryland Lynching Memorial Project
 Baltimore Racial Equity Fund and Equity AssessmentCity of Baltimore, Mayor’s Office, City Council
 Senate Joint Resolution 6, Apology for Slavery, 2007Maryland State Legislature
 Baltimore City Council removal of Confederate Monuments overnight Baltimore City Council
 Annapolis city removal of former Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney statue from State House LawnAnnapolis City Council
 Ellicott City, Howard County Courthouse removal Confederate MonumentHoward County Executive
North CarolinaName (Project & Contact if Possible)OrganizationWebsite
 Robert Pearsonformer US Ambassador, involved in Confederate statue removal in NC 
  Hidden Voices
 North Carolina 2007 Session Law 450, HB 1607: An Act Recognizing Juneteenth National Freedom Day in North CarolinaNorth Carolina General Assembly
 Removal of Silent SamUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
 Communication for Community ChangeGreensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission- Inactive as of 2005
 1898 Memorial1898 Memorial Foundation
 Commision on Race and SlaveryDavidson College
 Committee on Elon History and MemoryElon University
  Quakers, Slavery and the Underground Railroad Guilford College
 History CommitteeSalem Academy and College
 From Slavery to Freedom in Wake ForestWake Forest Historical Museum
 1898 Wilmington Race Riot Truth Committee est 2000North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
 NC Session Law 2000-138 SENATE BILL 7871898 Wilmington Race Riot Commission
 North Carolina Racial Justice Act of 2009 North Carolina State Legislature, General Assembly
 Resolution 2007-21, Senate Joint Resolution 1557North Carolina State Legislature, General Assembly
 Booker T. Spicely Case Study, Digital Archive, Civil Rights and Restorative Justice ProjectNortheastern University Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project
 Statue of Robert E. Lee removed from Duke University ChapelDuke University;
 Protestors remove Confederate statue from Old Durham County CourthouseWorkers World Party Durham, Industrial Workers of the World, Triangle People’s Assembly, Democratic Socialists of America
 Removal of Confederate statue from Chatham county courthouseChatham County Board of Commissioners
 Rocky Mount City Council votes to remove Confederate monument in Battle ParkRocky Mount City Council
South CarolinaName (Project & Contact if Possible)OrganizationWebsite
 Task Force on Slavery and JusticeFurman University
 Center for the Study of SlaveryCollege of Charleston
 Slavery at South Carolina CollegeUniversity of South Carolina
 The Complete StoryClemson University
 William HineOrangeburg Massacre 
 America’s Black Holocaust Museum
 University and Slavery ProjectThe Citadel
 Cleveland Sellers Jr. Orangeburg Massacre 
 Apology for slavery, Charleston  
 George Stinney ExonerationSC Circuit Court 
 S.C. Code Ann. §53-3-85 (2008) Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom Day. South Carolina Legislature
 South Carolina Bill 897, 121st Legislative Session, 2014-2016: Removal of Confederate flag from state houseSouth Carolina General Assembly, 121st Session, 2015-2016,Relic%20Room%20for%20appropriate%20display.
 York County Courthouse removal of Confederate symbols from courtroomYork County Clerk of Court
VirginaName (Project & Contact if Possible)OrganizationWebsite
 Universities Studying SlaveryUniversity of Virginia
 Dr. Lynn RainvilleSweet Briar College 
 Rita Moseley: Prince Edward County Schools  
 Dolores McQuinn – State Rep  
 Ken Woodley  
 Slavery in LynchburgUniversity of Lynchburg 
 Hampton MuseumHampton University
 Slavery in the American Mountain SouthVirginia Tech
 Slave Dwelling ProjectRoanoke College
 George Washington Carver Plaque
 Brown v Board scholarship
 Historical Marker, Washington VA
 Removal of Plaques, Christ ChurchChrist Church
 Enslaved Children of George MasonGeorge Mason University 
 The Lemon ProjectCollege of William and Mary
 Enslaved HIstory Walking Tour, UVAUniversity of Virginia 
 President’s Commission on Slavery and the University, University of VirginiaUniversity of Virginia
 Jennifer McClellan – State Senator  
 Alexandria City Council Ad Hoc Committees for Removal and Renaming of Confederate Memorials and Street NamesAlexandria City Council;
 Arlington County Board renaming Jefferson Davis Highway to Richmond HighwayArlington County Board
 Fairfax County School Board renames school after public consultationFairfax County Board
 Petersburg, VA School Board renames 3 elementary schools originally named after Confederate generals Robert E. Lee, A.P Hill, and J.E.B Stuart Elementary to Lakemont, Cool Springs, and Pleasants Lane Elementary after current neighborhoods.Petersburg School Board$file/School%20Names%20Feb.%207%202018.pdf
 Richmond School Board School Name ChangesRichmond School Board
 Former Delegate Frank Hargrove — H.Res. 56, 2007 Sess. (Va. 2007): Designating the third Saturday of June, in 2007 and in each succeeding year, as “Juneteenth” Freedom Day in VirginiaVirginia General Assembly
 African Americans at Washington & LeeWashington & Lee University
 Historical Marker Lynching of John Henry JamesEqual Justice Initiative & Charlottesville community leaders
 Historical Marker Lynching of Isaac BrandonEqual Justice Initiative & Community leaders,at%20Charles%20City%20Court%20House&text=It%20is%20the%20first%20state,specific%20African%20American%20in%20Virginia.
 Historical Marker Lynching of Orion AndersonLoudoun County NAACP & Loudoun County Freedom Center
 Historical Marker Hall’s HillHalls Hill/High View Park Historic Preservation Coalition & County Government
 Zann Nelson — Charles “Allie” Thompson Commemoration Remembrance and Reflection eventNortheastern University Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, Museum of Culpeper History
 HB 108/SB 601: Lee-Jackson Day state holiday is no longer recognized and replaced with Election DayVirginia State Legislature
 The Hollins University Working Group on Slavery and Its Contemporary LegaciesHollins University
 Task Force on InclusionJames Madison University
 Atkinson MuseumHampden-Sydney College
 African American Historic Sites Database, VUUVirginia Union University
 Senate Joint Resolution No. 332, Resolution; Acknowledging the involuntary servitude of Africans and the exploitation of Native Americans, and calling for reconciliationVirginia Legislature: 2007 session
 HJ 655, SJ 927, Virginia Statement of Regret for Lynching Virginia Legislature
 The Barbara Rose
Johns Farmville Prince Edward Community Library
Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors
 Project on closing of Prince Edward County SchoolsHampden-Sydney College
 Virginia Theological Seminary reparations endowment fundVirginia Theological Seminary
 University of Virginia Board of Visitors Resolution to remove Confederate plaques, responding to student demands made shortly after the violence of the 2017 Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rallyUniversity of Virginia, Board of Visitors
 University of Virginia makes a donation with interest to protestor medical fees in a rebuke of a 1921 KKK pledge to the university,  responding to student demands made shortly after the violence of the 2017 Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rallyUniversity of Virginia
 2011 Lexington City Council votes for city ordinance banning display of the Confederate flag (or any flags other than the U.S., Virginia, or city flag) to be flown on city-owned flagpoles. Ordinance upheld in Circuit Court in case brought against city by Sons of Confederate Veterans.Lexington City Council
West VirginiaName (Project & Contact if Possible)OrganizationWebsite
  Call to Action for Racial Equality
 Scott Rogers, Apology for SlaveryCharles Town Mayor
 Jane M. Tabb, Jefferson County Confederate Courthouse PlaqueCounty Commission, Jefferson County
 david J Trowbridge — Carter Woodson ProjectMarshall University
 Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson Scholarship and StatueWest Virginia State University
 H.Res. 19, 78th Leg., 2d Sess. (2008): Designating June 19 as “Juneteenth Day of Recognition”West Virginia Legislature 2008
Washington, D.C.Name (Project & Contact if Possible)OrganizationWebsite
 Georgetown Slavery ArchiveGeorgetown University
 National Museum of African American History and CultureSmithsonian Institute
 Parisa Norouzi 
(202) 234-9119 x 100 ;
Empower DC
 Making Black Lives Matter, Hill-Snowdon FoundationHill-Snowdon Foundation
 Center on Race and WealthHoward University
 BOLD (Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity)BOLD
 National Black Justice Coalition
 The Sentencing Project  
 N’COBRA (National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America)
 Georgetown InitiativesGeorgetown University 
 Shellée M. HaynesworthBlack Broadway on U
Councilmember Phil Mendelson — Res. 160, 15th Counsel, 2003 D.C. PR15-0160 – SENSE OF THE COUNCIL JUNETEENTH NATIONAL FREEDOM DAY RESOLUTION OF 2003D.C. City Council
African American Civil War Memorial MuseumAfrican American Civil War Memorial Museum
Civil Rights History Project, Initiated through the Civil Rights Project Act of 2009