Jamaica Calls for Britain to Pay Billions of Pounds in Reparations for Slavery

reparationsThis week, Jamaica, led by historian Sir Hilary Beckles, chair of the Caricom Reparations Commission, called upon Britain to pay reparations for slavery.  Additionally, The Journal of African American History, The Black Scholar, The Journal of Black Psychology, Souls: A Critical Review of Black Politics and CultureThe Journal of Pan­African StudiesAfrican American Learners, and other scholarly publications have all issued a “Call for Papers” for upcoming Special Issues and Symposia devoted to the discussion and analysis of what might be included in a “Ten Point Program”, for reparations payments to African Americans in the United States. This joint call was inspired by Caricom’s March 2014 Ten Point Program.  Finally, as most know Ta-Nehisi Coates published “Case for Reparations” in the June 2014 issue of The Atlantic.

Reposted from H-Afro-Am Net

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