Despite COVID-19, the Caribbean Reparations Train Remained on Track in 2020! – PART 1

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2020, Year of COVID-19, was not only about the pandemic. The virus took lives and ruined life for too-many-to-count worldwide. But it also registered events worth chronicling in, around and for the Caribbean, especially relating to CARICOM governments’ quest for Reparations from Europe for Slavery and Native Genocide, launched in 2013.

Picking-up […]

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Reckoning With Slavery: What A Revolt’s Archives Tell Us About Who Owns The Past

by Marjoleine Kars

The consequences of 400 years of the Atlantic slave trade are still felt today. Untangling the power structures and systemic racism that came with slavery is ongoing, with police brutality, memorials to slave owners and reparations forming part of the discussion.

But as the United Nations marks Dec. 2 as the International Day for […]

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CRR/SLNRC Regional Secondary School’s Virtual Lecture Conquest, Colonisation and the Imperial Project

Thank you Madame Chair – Professor Shepherd/Sister Verene
I am indeed pleased to bring comradely greetings from the Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission – to the Centre for Reparation Research, the St Lucia National Reparations Committee and to the guest lecturers on this the third in the series of. I am sure that I am […]

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BATTLE OF VERTIÈRES: ITS SIGNIFICANCE IN THE LIBERATION STRUGGLE OF THE CARIBBEAN AND AFRICA

PANEL DISCUSSION organized by the Dominica National Reparations Committee in association with the International Office for Migration (IOM/Dominica)

Dorbrene E. O’Marde
Chair / Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission

Madame Moderator…Mrs Sonia Akpa…I bring fraternal greetings from the Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission to you and Hon Edward Registe, Minister of State in the Dominica Government; Ms […]

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PuLSE Announces Major Lecture Series on Caribbean Influence on American politics

PuLSE Announces Major Lecture Series on Caribbean Influence on American politics
The PuLSE Institute, an independent anti-poverty think tank headquartered in Detroit, has announced the launch of a major lecture series beginning in January 2021 to focus on the contributions of the Caribbean world to U.S. politics and to examine the quest for reparatory justice and […]

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Caribbean Countries Call on Former European Slave Nations to Pay Back their Debts

CARIBBEAN countries have demanded that the former European slaving nations pay back their debts, vowing to eliminate colonial remnants that still exist in the region.

The call came during celebrations for the United Nations International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, which commemorates December 2 1949, when the Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in […]

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Groundbreaking Evanston Reparations Program Takes Shape

By Jonah Meadows

EVANSTON, IL — Qualifying Black Evanstonians could be eligible for up to $25,000 toward the costs of homeownership under the initial phase of the first-of-its-kind municipal reparations program aldermen authorized last year.

The proposed housing reparations initiative have taken shape over more than a dozen meetings of the Evanston City Council Reparations Subcommittee since […]

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Black Movement Organizations Call for Reparations Instead of Giving Tuesday

By Sofia Jarrin

A coalition of Black organizations have decided to skip #GivingTuesday and call for justice by reimagining relationships, repairing harm, and reorganizing economies. Through the #ReparationsMonday campaign, leaders of the Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) called for more transformational giving strategies to promote systemic change.

Instead of requesting the traditional #GivingTuesday […]

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