British Prime Minister David Cameron on his visit to Jamaica October 2015, when asked about reparations for slavery replied that Jamaica should move on from the painful legacy of slavery and offered to build a multi million Pound prison on the island. This comes as an insult because within the […]
Jamaican prime minister Portia Simpson-Miller raises slavery reparations at a meeting with David Cameron on Wednesday. Cameron is first British prime minister to visit Jamaica for 14 years, aims to strengthen trade ties with the former British colony. He is now under pressure to address them when he speaks to the Jamaican parliament.
Rev. Dr. Willie Wilson, Pastor, Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington DC, speaks to the DC Justice Collaborative on “The Prison Labor System: 21st Century Slavery.”
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Hon. Lisa Hanna, Jamaica’s Minister of Culture and Youth, delivered closing remarks.