Reparations as Racially Progressive Economics

The international outcry over police brutality and racial injustice towards Black Americans have amplified a myriad of underlying issues, from the lingering effects of slavery and Jim Crow laws to modern mass-incarceration and high unemployment. The severity of the financial impact on the entire nation is still unknown. But with each economic shock millions of […]

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Jamaica Reaffirms its Commitment to Reparations

National Council on Reparations to continue Nation-wide Consultations

Speaking at a recent media engagement sponsored by the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), Olivia Grange, Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports, expressed the Jamaican government’s ongoing commitment to the cause of reparations for the Caribbean region.

“The Government of Jamaica, as part of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, […]

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Barbados Prime Minister Calls for a “Caribbean Marshall Plan”

Cites need for a “Development Compact” with Britain and Europe

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley is calling for a Caribbean Marshall Plan and for reparations to address “the economic decline” that the region will face as it confronts a combination of the negative impact of the COVID 19 pandemic and the inherent social and economic inequalities […]

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THE CALL August 15, 2020 the National Day for Reparations.

We are calling for a National Day for Reparations on August 15th, 2020.

In 2001, at the United Nations World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, the world declared the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and Slavery to be Crimes Against Humanity and that Reparations were due the descendants of the crime victims. The work of the […]

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The case for British slavery reparations can no longer be brushed aside

There is now a global debate focused on all those nations who built their wealth by denying black people humanity.

Ionce asked a British cabinet minister why the country had never apologised for the transatlantic slave trade. After all, this nation trafficked more enslaved Africans than almost any other – at least 3 million on British […]

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Beckles calls for High-Level International Reparations Summit Says the time has come for a Caribbean Development Plan

Prof. Sir Hilary Beckles, Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), is calling for a reparations summit involving the governments of the Caribbean and of Europe and with representatives of their private corporations, universities and civil society organizations, to discuss their contributions to a development plan for the Caribbean.

The three-day summit will discuss how to […]

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