Emancipation Day Reparations March Kicks off in London

MARCH AND PROTEST: Thousands are taking part in this afternoon’s march from south London to west London

TODAY’S RECOGNITION of Emancipation Day (Aug 1) is being marked in the annual tradition with a reparations march from Brixton to Westminster in London.

Speaking at a press conference organised by campaigners, committee member and media officer Brother Dulani explained: […]

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Africans Have Apologized for Slavery, So Why Won’t the US?

Five years ago I stood in a slave castle on Senegal’s Gorée Island at the infamous Door of No Return. Our guide told us that once Africans walked through this doorway, which opened right into the Atlantic Ocean, they were gone forever. During the slave trade, shackled blacks were led out the door and forced […]

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Reparations Are Imperative: The Stagnate “State of Black America”

I recently attended the release of the National Urban League’s Annual State of Black America Report at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Report is an extremely important document because it provides key indicators of Black progress in a number of social and economic areas in relationship to White Americans. This year’s […]

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Reparations: A Global Struggle After a Global Crime

Freedom cannot be compromised Nation of Islam minister tells a Chicago gathering focused on justice for the descendants of survivors, victims of trans-Atlantic slave trade

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Callie House and the Struggle for Reparations

By William Reed
Under President Barack Obama, the concept of affirmative action has fallen flat. Those who thought their fortunes would be better under a Black president are advised to support a role model such as Callie House. On the other end of the continuum, Callie House was a pioneering African-American political activist who sought […]

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