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The National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America held a news conference to lay out a multitude of demands in respect to the University of Chicago’s founding. The group is calling on the city to void all contracts with the University until it complies with a 2002 ordinance requiring all companies conducting business within the city to disclose all records in respect to slavery. The Slavery Era Disclosure Ordinance…
The reparation movement in the Caribbean encompasses modern-day demands. Photo: Reuters The symposium was very deep and wide in its breadth of topics and discussed the matter of reparatory justice from almost every angle. By: Earl Bousquet — Caribbean, North and South American, African, European and Jamaican advocates for reparations were heard louder than they had bargained for when they addressed a very wide range of related topical issues when…
By: Earl Bousquet — To what extent are First Peoples, Indo-Caribbeans and Afro-South Americans involved in their own representations for reparations? Caribbean governments are seeking Reparations from Europe for Slavery and Native Genocide. But what about the plight and fate of the hundreds of thousands of so-called “Indentured Servants” from India who replaced the slaves? And the African descendants in South America who are as marginalized as ever? The Europeans…
Slavery hasn’t gone anywhere but has been replaced by a more insidious system of psychological and systematic repression of Africans and people of African descent. On the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, teleSUR recounts the residual effects of slavery in the Americas. Source — teleSUR
August 23rd marks International Slavery Remembrance Day, but in the UK the day goes largely unnoticed. Yet that didn’t stop these people from holding the first-ever memorial in London’s Trafalgar Square. Source — teleSUR
By: Earl Bousquet — Will Caricom, now leading the global quest for Reparations for Slavery and Native Genocide, achieve the task of pursuing Reparatory Justice from Europe? Fifteen Caribbean Community, Caricom, governments are being strongly advised to get ready for the long haul in their continuing quest for Reparations for Slavery and Native Genocide from Britain, France, Spain and other European Union, EU, member-states.
By Earl Bousquet — The global movement for Reparations for Slavery and Native Genocide from Europe and North America gathered in Jamaica between Oct. 10 and 12 for a series of activities that have given much traction to the tri-continental movement. In part two of this special series, Caribbean journalist Earl Bousquet examines onging efforts to “clean up the colonial mess.”
By: Earl Bousquet — The Caribbean’s ongoing quest for Reparations from Europe for Native Genocide and Slavery got several boosts in Jamaica in October, when three major related activities coincided with the launching of the brand new Center for Reparations Research (CRR) at the region’s top university. Located at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), the CRR was launched on October 10 by CARICOM…