Africa Reparations Movement (UK)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Meeting minutes and papers, correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Africa Reparations Movement (ARM UK) was set up by Bernie Grant as a result of a the Conference on Reparations held in Nigeria in 1993 with the aim of seeking reparations for the harm done to Africa and the African diaspora through enslavement, colonisation, and racism. The UK branch of ARM came into being in December 1993 at a well attended conference sponsored by The Voice. The management committee consisted of Bernie Grant MP (Chair), Linda Bellos, Professor Stephen Small, Patrick Wilmott, Sam Walker, Sally Murray Jones, and Hugh Oxley.

ARM UK ceased to operate in c.2000.

This information was compiled using the records, and these resources:

http://www.arm.arc.co.uk/appeal.html

http://www.arm.arc.co.uk/

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research but is currently stored off-site. Readers are strongly urged to contact Black Cultural Archives in advance of their visit. For material that is stored off-site we ask for advance notice of at least a week in order to retrieve this material.

The reading room is open for access to archive materials Wednesdays-Fridays, 10am-4pm. The reading room is also open late every second Thursday of the month, 1pm-7pm.

Please email the archivist to book an appointment archives@bcaheritage.org.uk

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