On this episode of Region Talk we feature Third Annual Carol Bristol Distinguished lecture entitled “Get on Board […]
April 25 – May 2, 2018
Dorbrene E. O’Marde
Chairperson, Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission
The KONVWA POU REPARASYON was staged by The International Movement for Reparations (M.I.R.) in Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal during the period April 25 – May 2, 2018. The MIR has organized convoys across Martinique for years and for the first time extended […]
DIRECTOR of the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB), Bernard Jankee says the issue of reparatory justice is one that (continues) to affect the labour movement.
He was speaking Monday at the the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) in downtown Kingston at a panel discussion on ‘Reparation and the Modern Labour Movement in Jamaica’ — […]
Caracas, May 8th – 10th, 2018
We, activists, scholars, government representatives and social movements, gathered in the city of Caracas, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela from 8th to 10th May, 2018, on the anniversary of the anti-slavery and humanitarian rebellion of the Maroon Jose Leonardo Chirino, which occurred in Las Macanillas, Falcon State, on May 10th, 1795, […]
Tulane Law School is hosting a two-day conference that will explore the legal and practical challenges of racial reconciliation around the world.
The event March 16-17 is titled, “A Conference of Global Perspectives: Regimes of Redress and Reparations, Transitional Justice and the Rule of Law” and is sponsored by the Gordon Gamm Faculty Scholar Fund and […]
A prized collection of papers belonging to the late Jamaican Pan-Africanist, politician and diplomat, Ambassador Dudley Thompson, will be donated to The University of the West Indies (The UWI) at a ceremony on March 14, 2018 at the University’s Regional Headquarters in Jamaica. The presentation will be made by Mrs. Cecile Eistrup-Thompson, widow of […]
By Prof. Verene Shepherd (Centre for Reparation Research) And Ahmed Reid (City University of New York)
In a New York Times article by Stephen Castle of December 27, 2014, ironically the anniversary of the outbreak of the war led by Samuel Sharpe that hastened legislative Emancipation by the British, we learned that after a financial crash […]
… and the International Decade for People of African Descent
Following is the full text of an address delivered by Earl Bousquet, Chairman of Saint Lucia’s National Reparations Committee (NRC) delivered at the Antigua Multipurpose Cultural Center on February 22nd 2018, at the invitation of the Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission (ABSRC)
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Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Clarendon in Jamaica, MIN. Mike Henry, is taking his decades-old fight for reparations for the descendants of slaves in the Caribbean all the way to Buckingham Palace. Henry told a press conference in Kingston last week that he has completed the draft of a petition he plans to pursue […]
On September 30, 2015 when Prime Minister David Cameron of Great Britain & Northern Ireland addressed the Jamaican Parliament and told the people of the island and region that slavery was a long time ago and that it was time black people ‘get over it’, he was not […]
Barbados has made another step towards the goal of obtaining regional reparations.
This step comes as members of the island’s Reparations Task Force recently presented Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, with an official report on arguments in support of reparations, in his Ministry’s Conference Room at Sky Mall.
After receiving the document, Mr. Lashley […]