Corinne Jean-Joseph, Maryse Duhamel (Mouvement international pour la Réparation), Guilhaume de Reynal, Eric Dédé (Tous Creole), Moise Odino (author, Corps Noirs, Tetes Républicaines), and Alexane Ozier-Lafontaine (Mouvement international pour la Réparation) discuss the history of slavery in Martinique and Caribbean and the movement for reparations in this episode. Watch: https://youtu.be/2KAbHK8XSoU H/T @JoeFWI on Twitter
Sasha Turner writes: "“In 1833, Britain used £20 million, 40 per cent of its national budget, to buy freedom for all slaves in the Empire. The amount of money borrowed for the Slavery Abolition Act was so large that it wasn’t paid off until 2015. Which means that living British citizens helped pay to end … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Turner on British Culpability in the Trading and Enslavement of Africans – @AAIHS
Ashley Farmer writes: "Moore gained the most traction for her reparations activism among activists in Southern California. With a group of L.A.-based black organizers, she founded the Reparations Committee for the Descendants of American Slaves. As the leader of the Reparations Committee, Moore published an extensive analysis of reparations: Why Reparations? Reparations Is the Battle Cry for … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Farmer on Audley Moore, Mother of the Reparations Movement – AAIHS
via Repeating Islands: "The Centre, which will be led by Professor Verene Shepherd, former Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, co-Chair of the National Council on Reparation (Jamaica) and one of the three Vice Chairs of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, is based on a mandate of the 34th meeting of the CARICOM … Continue reading NEWS: The UWI establishes Center for Reparations Research – Repeating Islands
This is the first scholarly work that looks comprehensively at the reparations discussion in the Caribbean.