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summit Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

Moves to bolster reparations movements

By News & Current Affairs

Participants at a major reparations summit in New York have agreed to consolidate the growing African global reparations movement and to call on all civil society organizations and governments in countries around the world with Afro-descendant populations to establish national reparations commissions or committees.

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The Call for Reparations Rises Again

By Commentaries/Opinions

Each seasick night aboard the Zong, the crewmen must have dreamed of being back in England at last, with their purses full of gold. The ship’s two-month voyage had been an arduous one. The supply of drinking water was running dangerously low, and many on board were gravely ill, including Capt. Luke Collingwood.

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Caribbean Calls for Slavery Reparations Summit

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  SAN JUAN – Representatives from the Caribbean Community Reparations Commission and the U.S. National African American Reparations Commission plan to call for a Global Summit of Reparations Commissions for 2017 to discuss demands for redress of the crimes of slavery and segregation. The Institute of the Black World 21st Century said Tuesday the call emerged from last week’s International Reparations Summit in New York City.

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