Tag: <span>Slavery</span>

Who Pays For the World That Slavery Built?

by Mark Lee

The clip clop of the muscular, well groomed horses bearing men in armour and pulling the gold gilded coaches transporting Queen Elizabeth II to parliament in London speaks of the wealth and grandeur of empire built on land grabs, pirate loot, chattel slavery and indentureship. The show is also a big draw to today’s tourism.

Reparations Campaign Distracts From Challenges Facing the Caribbean

by Hilbourne A. Watson

On July 16th Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill campus in…