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Michael “Quess” Moore’s spoken word performance at the National African American Reparations Commission’s (NAARC) Benefit Reception held at Southern State University at New Orleans on Thursday, November, 30 2017.
More than 500 slaves fought for their freedom in this oft-overlooked rebellion By Marissa Fessenden, Smithsonian — Two hundred and five years ago, on the night of January 8, 1811, more than 500 enslaved people took up arms in one of the largest slave rebellions in U.S. history. They carried cane knives (used to harvest sugar cane), hoes, clubs and some guns as they marched toward New Orleans chanting “Freedom or Death,” writes Leon A….
Michigan State University, supported by nearly $1.5 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will create a unique online data hub that will change the way scholars and the public understand African slavery. By linking data collections from multiple universities, the website will allow people to search millions of pieces of slave data to identify enslaved individuals and their descendants from a central source. Users can also run analyses of…
November 30 – December 2, 2017, the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) convened a major Reparations Gathering in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. A primary goal of the Gathering was to continue the process of creating greater public awareness about NAARC’s Preliminary 10 Point Program for Reparations for African Americans and to receive input, suggestions, recommendations on the Program from constituents from the area/region…
Julie Hawks: What are the principal findings or arguments of your book? What do you hope readers take away from reading it? Ana Lucia Araujo: My book is a narrative history of the demands of financial, material, and, to a lesser extent, symbolic reparations for slavery and the Atlantic slave trade. I combined the approaches of social and cultural history, and relied on written primary sources in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese, which included abolitionist pamphlets, correspondence, parliamentary debates, petitions by former slaves, newspaper articles, and congressional Bills. I included public discourses by Black activists and politicians in western European countries such as France and the United
Claudia Gardner Mayor of Montego Bay and Chairman of the St. James Municipal Corporation, Councillor Homer Davis (left), accepts the Flames of Freedom Emancipation Torch from Javon Mendis of Maroon Town, during the Western Jamaica Leg of the CARICOM Reparations Youth Baton Relay and Rally, which took place in Sam Sharpe Square on December 27. By Claudia Gardner — Scores of Montegonians turned out for the Western Jamaica Leg of…
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‘We can spend 30 years and we’ll never bounce back,’ said Duvanel Francois, 42, who was trying to earn school fees one morning in a tiny village outside of Jeremie, the Grand’Anse capital, by helping another farmer rebuild his home. Photo: Patrick Farrell, Miami Herald, TNS via Getty Images By Dan Sperling — The devastation wreaked on Haiti by Hurricane Matthew last fall was just the latest in a seemingly…