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Commentary--Reparations as a Development Strategy: the Caricom Reparations Commission

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Franklin,V. P. (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Summer, 2013
ISBN:
1548-1867
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, United States, Slavery, Reparations, Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Britain's Black Debt: Reparations for Slavery and Native Genocide (Book)
Notes:
The author discusses the use of slavery reparations as a strategy for economic development. Particular focus is given to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Reparations Commission, which was formed in 2013 in order to address the damages caused to Caribbean nations by slavery and racism. The author argues for the creation of a reparations commission in the U.S. The book "Britain's Black Debt" by Hilary Beckles is also discussed.