Breanna Moore is the New Jersey Reparations Council Research Fellow for the Economic Justice Program.
In this capacity, she supports the History of Slavery in New Jersey Committee, the Public Education and Narrative Committee, and the Faith and Black Resistance Committee.She is a Ph.D. History candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include the transAtlantic slave trade, slavery, slave trade abolition, and reparations in the African diaspora. Her dissertation examines the disparities in indemnities distributed by Britain to foreign powers for slave trade abolition compliance in the nineteenth century and analyzes the moral and legal discourses surrounding reparations and indemnification for liberated African recaptives in Sierra Leone and sovereigns in West Africa.Breanna is the co-chair of N’COBRA PHL (National Coalition of Black for Reparations in America Philadelphia chapter) which successfully advocated for the establishment of a Philadelphia Reparations Task Force. Breanna has held fellowships at The United Nations OHCHR (Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights) Programme for People of African Descent and the International Center for Transitional Justice. Breanna holds a B.A. in International Relations and African Studies from University of Pennsylvania.