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David Ragland

David Ragland


  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Toledo
  • M.A., Peace Education, Teachers College of Columbia University
  • M.A., International Affairs, Washington University in St. Louis

Dr David Ragland is one of the co-founders and co-executive director of the Truth Telling Project and the director of the Grassroots Reparations Campaign.  Georgetown University’s Advocacy lab included Dr. Ragland’s research as part of the “most important research on advocacy” in the last forty years. David was recently inducted into Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Collegium of Scholars at Morehouse College. He served as the Senior Bayard Rustin Fellow at Fellowship of Reconciliation and as a board member for the Peace and Justice Studies Association.” Recent publications include “Truth-Telling as Decolonial Human Rights Education in the Movement for Black Liberation” and “Truth-Telling from the Margins: Exploring Black-Led Responses to Police Violence and Systemic Humiliation.”