The UWI establishes Centre for Reparations Research

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, July 31, 2017. The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has established a Centre for Reparations Research. Approved by the University’s Finance and General Purpose Committee earlier this year, it will be formally launched on October 10, 2017 at The UWI Regional Headquarters in Jamaica.

The Centre, which will be led […]

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REP. CONYERS INTRODUCES REVISED REPARATIONS BILL AS GRASSROOTS SUPPORT GROWS

Congressman John Conyers, the longest serving member of Congress, introduced a revised version of HR40, his long-standing reparations bill, at the start of the 115th Congress last week and grassroots U.S. and global support grows.

The new bill, entitled, “The Commission to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans Act,” will focus on reparations remedies.

“The […]

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Govt will pursue reparation for slavery

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange says the Government will not back down on its campaign for reparation for the injustices of slavery.

“The policy direction is clear, and we will continue to see through campaigns and initiatives being undertaken by the National Council on Reparations [and will take] […]

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Angela Rye: ‘There’s Nothing Un-American About Reparations’

CNN political commentator Angela Rye called for reparations during a heated discussion with Donald Trump supporter Carl Higbie on air Tuesday afternoon.

Rye and Higbie were discussing whether the two major political parties are dividing the country when the segment on CNN’s At This Hour went off the rails and turned […]

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Prince Harry told to take reparations message back to UK

Prince Harry and Governor General Sir Rodney Williams at Government House, Antigua
The Antigua & Barbuda Reparations Support Commission has urged Prince Harry to help seek reparatory justice for the descendants of enslaved Africans or have his visit here condemned as “another paid holiday”.

In an open letter to the British royal on Tuesday, Dorbrene O’Marde, the […]

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Will Prince Harry Make a Slavery Apology?

By Tom Sykes

As Bob Dylan, among others, has observed, you can’t please all the people all of the time.

Even if you’re Prince Harry.

Thus it was that Monday it was the turn of the usually universally adored ginger royal to experience a whiff of unpopularity, as he undertook his first day of engagements in […]

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Welcome, Mister Harry Wales: The Visit of the Privileged

Welcome, Mister Harry Wales: The Visit of the Privileged

Dorbrene E. O’Marde – Chairperson, Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission

We welcome you Henry Charles Albert David aka Prince Henry of Wales or perhaps more popularly as Prince Harry. We understand that you do not have a surname, but as a member of the House of Windsor, […]

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5 Of The Most Imaginitve Ways The Black People Used To Escape Slavery

It’s almost tragic that the most badass escaped slave story most people know is Django Unchained. Because in real life, not only did slaves frequently escape, but they often did it without help from free whites, and without murdering several hundred people. Instead, what they had was cleverness and the audacity to try ridiculous plans […]

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Saint Lucia Youth issue Declaration for Reparatory Justice

The Silver Shadows Dance Academy staged two telling presentations at the CARICOM Reparations Youth Rally on Derek Walcott Square that silently spoke loudly of the pain and suffering of the past, as well as the joys of dreams of victory.

The full support of Saint Lucia’s youth has been pledged for the process of taking CARICOM’s […]

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Three-time Olympian led Saint Lucia’s CARICOM Reparation Road Relay

Three-time Saint Lucia Olympian Levern Spencer carried the CARICOM Reparations Baton for the final leg of the Reparations Relay on Saturday October 29, ahead of a Reparations Youth Rally held the same day on Derek Walcott Square in the Saint Lucia capital, Castries.

Castries, Thursday November 3rd, 2016: It was a scene of excitement in the […]

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