Castries Mayor backs ‘Reparations all-year-round!’

Mayor of Castries, Peterson Francis, welcomed the CARICOM Delegation to his city and the CARICOM Reparations Baton runners to Derek Walcott Square and urged that events be held year-round to provide answers to burning questions.

Following are Remarks delivered by His Worship the Mayor of Castries, Peterson Francis, at the Saint Lucia CARICOM Reparations Youth Rally […]

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Press Release

The Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission (ABRSC) today joined national celebrations of Antigua and Barbuda’s HEROES DAY by staging a HEROES DAY BATON RUN that saw a group of fourteen young athletes run along a route that connected physical points of interest related to each of the six national heroes – King Court Tayki […]

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A Case for Non-Symbolic Reparation

Harvard should not limit its outreach to Antigua
By THE CRIMSON EDITORIAL BOARD

Last week, the Antiguan Ambassador to the United States, Sir Ronald Sanders, asked Harvard to follow in Georgetown’s footsteps and provide reparations to Antigua and Barbuda, citizens of which are descendants of slaves previously owned by the Royall family whose donation funded […]

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Sanmdi Kwèyol Jennes

Asou Skwé an Vil Kastwi!
Kwèyol Youth Saturday “On the Square” in The City!

Background

Following the hosting of the August 17, 2016 Colloquy on Slavery and Emancipation, Reparations, Marcus Garvey and the Decade for People of African Descent, the NRC immediately embarked in September on plans to host the 2016 Jounen Kwèyol CARICOM Reparations Baton Relay, […]

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Atonement in America!

By Earl Bousquet

The second half of 2016 will be well remembered in the USA as period when the Reparations issue became a new hot topic in the ongoing discussion among Americans about the cst an consequences of the historical degradation, sale and exploitation of people, across America, through Slavery and other forms of Native Genocide.

In […]

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Dr. Walter Rodney: Revolutionary Intellectual, Socialist, Pan-Africanist and Historian

By: Ajamu Nangwaya

Walter Rodney demonstrated that it is not inevitable for intellectuals to perpetuate exploitation. They have the option of committing “class suicide.”

“In evaluating Walter Rodney one characteristic stands out. He was a scholar who recognized no distinction between academic concerns and service to society, between science and social commitment. He was concerned about […]

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The Matter of Reparations – An Interview With NRC’s Earl Bousquet

ST. LUCIAN journalist Earl Bousquet is currently playing a key role in the movement of CARICOM islands geared at seeking Reparations from mainly the UK and the European nations who benefited from the horrific slave trade. Earl Bousquet, 60, who is Chairman of the Board of Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) was interviewed by […]

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The Little-known Stories of Two Revolutionary Caribbean Women!

By: Amílcar Sanatan

There is a ‘lost history’ of radical women and women’s organizing in the Caribbean for social and economic justice that changed our landscape for more than a century.

When we think of great leaders, we think of presidents, prime ministers and heads of revolutionary movements. In our collective memory, we sometimes forget the […]

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Reparations Committee welcomes new CARICOM Youth Ambassador

The Saint Lucia National Reparations Committee (NRC) and the Saint Lucia National Preparatory Committee for the Jounen Kweyol CARICOM Reparations Baton Relay and Youth Rally have congratulated the island’s newest CARICOM Youth Ambassador and welcomed her role as Coordinator of the 2016 CARICOM Reparations Baton Relay planned for the end of October.

Alisha Ally, a […]

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The Arc of Justice: Reparations for African Americans

Speakers at Cornell University Conference Call for Federal Reparations

By Janelle Odionou

Prof. William Darity, public policy, Duke University, and Kirsten Mullen, a folklorist and art consultant, addressed racial discrimination and its profound effect on economic inequality in the United States at a lecture Thursday. Mullen discussed how some of our country’s most prominent investment banks, insurance […]

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