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Radio Jingle — Launch of the Centre for Reparations Research at the University of the West Indies

By Reparations, Video/Audio

Center for Reparations Research 60 Second Symposium Ad This audio is 1 of 3 radio jingles produced to announce the launch of the Centre for Reparations Research at the University of the West Indies (The UWI) in Jamaica. For more information on the launch read — UWI News Release. To listen to the other two radio jingles — click here.    

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Radio Jingle — Launch of the Centre for Reparations Research at the University of the West Indies

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Center for Reparations Research 30 Second Plenary Ad This audio is 1 of 3 radio jingles produced to announce the launch of the Centre for Reparations Research at the University of the West Indies (The UWI) in Jamaica. For more information on the launch read — UWI News Release. To listen to the other two radio jingles — click here.    

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Reparations — Reparatory Justice

Reparations Made Simple

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Reparations Made Simple (or almost everybody’s Guide to Reparations) The campaign to secure “Reparations” for the multiplicity of genocides and crimes that have been committed against the sons and daughters of Africa during the centuries of Slavery and Colonization consists of an “outwardly directed” process in which we level demands at the liable European and North American Governments and institutions for a comprehensive package of compensatory money payments (inclusive of…

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Reparations — Reparatory Justice

Call For Papers — Black Politics, Reparations, and Movement Building in the Era of #45

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CALL FOR BLACK PAPERS Black Politics, Reparations, and Movement Building in the Era of #45 Co-editors: Barbara Ransby, Editor of Souls, President of the National Women’s Studies Association, University of Illinois at Chicago Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University The election of the 45th president of the United States marks a pivot point for the ongoing Black freedom struggle in the United States, and perhaps in the world. It was an electoral…

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The University of the West Indies (The UWI)

Statement from Sir Hilary Beckles — Irma-Maria: A Reparations Requiem for Caribbean Poverty.

By News & Current Affairs, Reparations

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. September 23, 2017.  Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles issues the following statement on the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria: “Hurricane Irma’s fury preceded Maria’s by a deadly Caribbean second. Together they constitute the familiar sound of death and destruction reminiscent of a colonial past that clings to the present and is determined to possess and own the Caribbean future.

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Professor Verene Shepherd

Prof. Verene Shepherd’s speech at the Congressional Black Caucus Forum in Washington, DC

By Commentaries/Opinions, Reparations

What Is in Your Backpack? We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest Verene A. Shepherd, Social Historian 47th Congressional Black Caucus Reparations Issue Forum Friday, September 22nd, 3:00 – 5:00 PM Washington, D.C. Congressman John Conyers, Dr. Ron Daniels, fellow panelists, brothers and sisters all, warm greetings from the Caribbean! We have been battered by the raging storms, but we will rise again; and those who left the region infrastructurally weak…

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Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 4, 2017.Alex Brandon/AP

America Has Never Truly Atoned For Slavery. John Conyers Has Pressed the Issue for Nearly 30 Years.

By Editors' Choice, Reparations

y Brandon Ellington Patterson — Last month’s torch-lit white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, a response to the planned removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from a public park, kickstarted a national dialogue about how communities should address this nation’s centuries-long history of violence and discrimination against African Americans. Democratic politicians and others, pushing back against the old arguments about maintaining our “heritage,” have called for the removal of additional Confederate statues and monuments…

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Professor Verene Shepherd

Director of the Centre for Reparation Research at UWI to Speak at the Congressional Black Caucus Forum in Washington, DC

By News & Current Affairs, Reparations

September 23, 2017 Post Update: Professor Verene Shepherd’s CBC, Washington D.C. speech available here      Professor Verene Shepherd, Social Historian and Director of the Centre for Reparation Research at the University of the West Indies (UWI) will participate in the Reparations Issues Forum at the 47th Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) in Washington DC on Friday September 22. The forum will be hosted by Congressman…

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