Tag: Reparations

$27 Million for Reparations Over Slave Ties Pledged by Seminary

November 18, 2019
The Princeton Theological Seminary said it was committed to “telling the truth” about its ties to slavery. Black students don’t think it goes far enough. The Princeton Theological Seminary was founded in 1812.Credit...Mel Evans/Associated PressA New Jersey seminary has pledged to spend $27 million on scholarships and other initiatives to address its historical ties to…

CARICOM’S REPARATIONS CAMPAIGN-Leave No One Behind!

October 5, 2019
THE  SUSTAINABLE  DEVELOPMENT principle of “Leaving No-One Behind”– a principle that the UN applies to several categories of persons– is ALSO one of the fundamental principles of our REPARATIONS  CAMPAIGN.This is how I expressed it in my treatise entitled THE   REPARATIONS  MANIFESTO : – “No One Must Be Left Behind” : A fundamental objective of

The National/International Reparations Summit – Final Communiqué

April 17, 2015
  Growing Global African Reparations Movement April 9-11, 2015, New York City, NY, USA In the spirit of the Durban Declaration of 2001 which declared the Atlantic Slave Trade and chattel slavery as crimes against humanity, scores of representatives from the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC), the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) and representatives of emerging Commissions

Reparations Movement Grows – Caribbean-Americas-Africa-Europe

April 8, 2015
Reparations Playlist: Global Pan African World Uniting for Reparations #ReparationsforAfricanAmericans By Dr. Ron Daniels Queen Mother Audley Moore was an indefatigable teacher, advocate and organizer for Reparations, the fundamental idea that Africans in America are due compensation to repair the physical, cultural, spiritual and mental damages inflicted by the holocaust of enslavement. She called herself

The Past Isn’t Past: The Economic Case for Reparations

March 28, 2015
“The past is in the past; it’s time to move on.” That’s a common response to Ta-Nehisi Coates’ eloquent essay in The Atlantic, “The Case for Reparations,” and his recent discussion with Bill Moyers. But that sentiment betrays a fundamental…

Historic Pan African Reparations Summit Planned for New York

January 6, 2015
  Institute of the Black World to host April 2015 Reparations Summit African, Caribbean, South, Central American and African American Reparations Leaders to attend New York, Jan. 3, 2015…The New York-based Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) today announced that the organization will host the CARICOM Reparations Commission’s next meeting April 9-12 in New York.

Congressman John Conyers Jr First African American Dean of Congress

December 29, 2014
Spotlight on Congressman John Conyers Jr  First African American Dean of Congress In January 2015, Congressman John Conyers Jr, officially became the first African American Dean of Congress. The retirement of U.S. Rep. John Dingell means  that John Conyers Jr. became the Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives after fending off a  primary challenge earlier

Revitalizing the African American Reparations Movement

December 29, 2014
International Human Rights and Humanitarian Treaties establishing basis for Reparations: The right to effective remedy and duty to provide reparation International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Article 2 1. Each State Party to the present Covenant undertakes to respect and to ensure to all individuals within its territory and subject to its jurisdiction the

Racial Inequality in America

December 24, 2014
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ cover story at The Atlantic, “The Case for Reparations,” published last night — and the subject of this week’s Moyers & Company interview — shows how dramatically the legacy of slavery and centuries of legalized and institutionalized…

Reparations To African-Americans For Slavery (1/3)

October 1, 2014
Amazon.com Widgets Author and activist Raymond Winbush argues why the U.S. government should pay reparations to African-Americans This post is one in a series of posts on this site discussing the issue of reparations to African Americans for centuries of enslavement and the subsequent 100 years of racial subjugation under the Jim Crow apartheid system.