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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Sydney Trent (WashPost)
Daryle Williams was emotionally torn, pushing the decision right up against deadline. As a history professor at the University of Maryland, Williams had been researching the slave trade in 19th-century Brazil when he came upon two newspaper ads featuring runaway Africans. One mentioned a mother, Sancha, escaping with […]
In the first of a series of articles compiled by the University of The Bahamas – entitled the Mangrove Series – writers take a critical look at what it is that we value as a Bahamian people and the risks that a changing climate poses to these treasures. The series was inspired by the mandate […]
Castries, Saint Lucia, November 24, 2020:– Saint Lucian and other Caribbean schools will join the third monthly Online Caribbean Schools’ Reparations Lecture on Thursday morning, to discuss aspects of Caribbean History not necessarily taught at regional schools, but necessary for better understanding the region’s present.
The topic for the viral November 26 educational event sponsored by […]
Either we allow climate migrants to move in, or we compensate these refugees financially for the damages caused by our greenhouse gas emissions.
By Mimi Sheller
A man, displaced by Hurricane Eta in Honduras, cooks plantains in a refugee camp along the median of a highway in San Pedro Sula.Seth Sidney Berry/Zuma
This piece was originally published in […]