Black People : Jamaicans lead Caribbean calls for Britain to pay slavery reparations

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    If this source of information proves credible, this is a huge breakthrough which directly supports our fight for Reparations as well. Let's stay on top of this, keep em coming Yeremiyah:



    Jamaicans lead Caribbean calls for Britain to pay slavery reparations

    Caribbean slave descendants, some of whose ancestors worked for David Cameron's distant family, are calling for an apology and billions of pounds in reparations

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    Sugar cane cutters, Jamaica, 1891 (Photo: ALAMY)



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    By Jon Swaine, Jamaica
    8:00PM GMT 15 Feb 2014

    From his bungalow on the side of a hill in westernJamaica, Willie Thompson surveys the same lush valley that one of his great-great-grandmothers was forced to harvest for sugar cane more than 180 years ago.
    “I am an African descendant,” he said, whippet-thin and grizzled at the age of 78. “She came here with the chains on her feet, on a slave trade ship”.
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/wor...s-for-Britain-to-pay-slavery-reparations.html



     
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