Capitalism, Slavery, and Economic White Supremacy

Capitalism, Slavery, and Economic White Supremacy

By What is at stake when we talk about the economics of North American slavery? Over the last 75+ years it has been whether capitalism superseded slavery or whether capitalism and slavery were co-constituted, capitalism to some extent relying on...

The Jamaican Parishes of St Thomas and St Mary Paid a Heavy Price for Freedom

The Jamaican Parishes of St Thomas and St Mary Paid a Heavy Price for Freedom

By Prof. Verene Shepherd (Centre for Reparation Research) and Ahmed Reid (City University of New York)

Concept Paper Centre for Reparation Research (CRR) UWI

Concept Paper Centre for Reparation Research (CRR) UWI

 

  1. Origins:
The Centre for Reparation Research (CRR) at the University of the West Indies (UWI) was mandated by Heads of government of CARICOM at the Thirty-Fourth Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government in July 2013. The...