Descendants of 272 Georgetown University Slaves React to Reparations

by Ian Scoville Hoya Staff Writer

A group of descendants of the 272 slaves sold by Georgetown University in 1838 is seeking to establish a $1 billion foundation in partnership with the university and the Jesuits of Maryland to fund scholarships for descendants a week after University President John J. DeGioia announced they would receive an […]

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Can Black Lives Matter work in Brazil, where ‘repression means death’?

By Kim Brunhuber

Every week or so, Ana Oliveira and Fatima Pinho meet on the rooftop deck of Oliveira’s modest home in the Rio favela of Manguinhos. They’re drawn together by the faces stenciled on a large black cloth — smiling faces of young black men. There are dates written underneath. Under her son Jonathan’s face […]

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‘This is the Biggest Case in History’: Fight Goes on for Slavery Reparations

By Ben Stensall

The 1st of August marked African Emancipation Day. Thousands of people marched from Brixton to Parliament as part of an ongoing campaign for reparations to make amends for the generations of slavery that claimed the lives of millions of Africans, who ended up displaced and were forced to work to support Britain’s booming […]

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Black Lives Matter Activists Stage Protests Across Britain

LONDON — Black activists, responding to calls for a nationwide protest against racial injustice, staged demonstrations in London and several other cities across Britain on Friday, in their boldest show of support to date for the emerging Black Lives […]

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Anti-Occupation Activists Stand with Black Lives Matter

The Black Lives Matter movement’s advocacy for Palestinians has caused a rift to open over Israel between younger and older American Jews, and there’s no sign of it mending any time soon.

This week, activists from Jewish Voice for Peace and other groups stood behind Black Lives Matter while more conservative parts of the American Jewish […]

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Open letter to Theresa May: recognise the UN International Decade for People of African Descent

This is an open letter from a coalition of African-led organisations and supporters to Prime Minister Theresa May, the British government and the two houses of parliament. For more information about the letter and how to get in touch with members of the coalition, please contact Michael McEachrane (mceachrane@gmail.com).

We, the undersigned – a coalition of […]

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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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U.S. slavery reparations sought in first Black Lives Matter agenda

SEATTLE (Reuters) – A coalition affiliated with the anti-racism Black Lives Matter movement called for criminal justice reforms and reparations for slavery in the United States among other demands in its first policy platform released on Monday.

The six demands and roughly 40 policy recommendations touch on topics ranging from reducing U.S. military spending to safe […]

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What We Owe the White House Slaves: $83 Million

By Michael Daly

The slaves who built the White House got no pay—but their owners got up to $60 a year. So here’s what America really owes the builders’ descendants.
Peter. Ben. Harry. Daniel. Jerry. Moses. Anthony. Tom. Jess. Jack. Nero. George. David. Gus. Bob. Liverpoole. Gerard. Gil. Alex. Stephen. Dick. Nace. Charles. Bob. Kitt. Moses. Len. […]

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