British Millionaire Refuses to Pay Reparations

Shout out to Political commentator Tierney Sheree (Afrikan Esq.) for spotlighting the following story, by way Face2Face Africa. Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom Richard Drax and his family, owners of a sugar plantation in Barbados that enslaved Africans during the Transatlantic Slave Trade, are being asked to pay reparations. Built around 1650, Drax…

Barbados to Remove Queen Elizabeth as Head of State

There’s some great news coming out of Barbados, and I had to share it with you all. The following information is from Stabroek News. Barbados will remove Queen Elizabeth as Head of State in the year 2021, becoming a Republic for the country’s 55th anniversary of independence. Most of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) maintained formal…

Tanzania Will Protect Local Goods in Trade Agreement with Britain

African countries putting their self-interests first is the Code of Conduct for the future. And there’s a recent article that supports this claim. The following information is from The East African. In a trade negotiation with Britain, Tanzania is planning on protecting its locally-made goods. Stella Manyanya, the Deputy Minister for Trade, and Bernard Haule,…

British Government Responds to Reparations Petition

In a previous post, I highlighted a petition to the UK Government and Parliament that’s requesting reparations for African and Caribbean descendants of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade in the UK. Well, I just got confirmation that the British government did respond on August 4, 2020. Here’s what they advised: While reparations are not part of…

Petition For Reparations in the UK

Greetings Folks, There’s a petition coming out of the United Kingdom that I had to share. Salute to Dr. Mumbi Seraki for the notification. A petition to the UK Government and Parliament is calling on compensation for all African and Caribbean descendants of slavery. It’s been advised that in 2015, Britain’s taxpayers paid billions of…