Radio Segment: “The Reparations Debate”

slavery

The West Indies News Network (WINN.FM) recently posted a segment (WINN Weekender Episode 26 on November 11, 2014)—“The Reparations Debate,” presenting varying views on the reparations movement. It included clips of speeches made by Sir Hilary Beckles, chairperson of the Reparations Commission of CARICOM; former Jamaican Prime Minister PJ Patterson; Barbadian political activist David Comissiong; Prime Minister of Antigua Gaston Browne; and detractor David Edgecome, playwright and Communications professor of the University of the Virgin Islands-St. Thomas.

Many of the clips are from the 2nd Caribbean Reparations Conference that took place in Antigua on October 12-14, 2014. Listen to the 15-minute segment in the link below.

http://www.winnfm.com/index.php

Also see http://ibw21.org/reparations/antigua/

[Image above from http://antiguaobserver.com/link-made-between-slavery-and-noncommunicable-diseases/]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s