By Rev. Irene Monroe, LA Progressive — A year before the Mayflower arrived in 1620, the first group of enslaved Africans depicted as “20 and odd Negroes” arrived sometime during the final week of August to the Virginia colony of Jamestown. The fact that the exact date cannot be pinpointed assists in obfuscating the origins of slavery in the United States. What is incontrovertible is the fact that this month…
Could No Longer Wait!
The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC), an initiative of IBW 21st Century has been at the forefront of the global reparations movement. This is a winnable fight but your financial engagement is needed to keep pushing!