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

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 reparat...

The University in an Age of Activism

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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 lec...

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 Modera...

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 ...

The End of the Plantocracy

The End of the Plantocracy

----- THE BOOKS IN REVIEW: The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution by Julius S. Scott. Verso, 246 pp., £12.99, September, 978 1 78873 248 2 Maroon Nation: A History of Revolution...

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, ...

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 prop...

Black Movement Organizations Call for Reparations Instead of Giving Tuesday

Black Movement Organizations Call for Reparations Instead of Giving Tuesday

By 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 L...

A massive new effort to name millions sold into bondage during the transatlantic slave trade

By (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 ...