California Governor Signs Reparations Bill

There’s some news that many supporters of the ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) and FBA (Foundational Black Americans) movement will be pleased to see. The following information comes from the Precinct Reporter Group. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a reparations bill for the descendants of American slavery. The Assembly Bill (AB) 3121, also titled…

Burundi Demands Reparations from Belgium and Germany

There’s some interesting news coming out of the continent that I have to share. The following information comes from Bloomberg. The East African country of Burundi is demanding $43 billion in reparations from Belgium and Germany. They want Belgium and Germany to return archival material and other stolen artifacts taken between 1899 and 1962. Europe’s…

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…

Congolese Minster Demands Reparations From Belgium

There’s some interesting news coming out of the Democratic Republic of Congo that I had to share. The following information is from Yeni Şafak. Following the supposed-apology from Belgium’s King Philippe for their colonization of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Minister Andre Lite of Human Rights is demanding reparations for the country’s victims. The minister…

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…

The ADOS Movement vs. Pan-Africanism

For the past few weeks, I’ve witnessed a kerfuffle take place throughout the black sectors of social media. ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) versus Pan-Africanists. With the 2020 election coming up, Black America is applying pressure to both the Democratic and Republican Party for tangible benefits. But dissension based around lineage, citizenship, and nationality have…

H.R. 40

Greetings All, Recently, I’ve been hearing a lot of conversations about the debt owed to descendants of the Transatlantic Slave Trade here in America. So I did a little research and found a reparations bill that was originally introduced by John Conyers Jr. Named H.R. 40, this bill has been cited as the “Commission to…

Words From The Wise: William A. Darity Jr.

“A very standard kind of claim by individuals who say that (and I think this is a false dichotomy) ‘class trumps race,’ is the claim that our patterns of wealth inequality probably track our patterns of income inequality. Well, no.” – Professor William A. Darity Jr.   Antonio Moore from ToneTalks first introduced me to the…