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No one has done more to integrate claims for reparations for African Americans into Black activism than “Queen Mother” Audley Moore. An activist for 70 years, she dedicated the majority of her career to fighting for reparations. Moore argued that to promote reparations was to adopt a political stance that claimed that the Middle Passage, slavery, and Jim Crow systematically destroyed the culture, heritage, and rights of Africans and their descendants and that these atrocities could only be remedied through extensive economic restitution distributed by way of grassroots networks. Her pioneering role in forging the modern reparations movement, though often overlooked, foregrounds the critical role Black women played in forging real and imagined diasporic communities through calls for repayment...