The global movement for reparations condemns colonialism as a crime and demands redress for historic injustices. In January 2020, MBC included a panel on reparations in our Changing the Narrative event at The Africa Centre. Through this panel, we explored continued claims for reparations for colonial exploitation and contemporary manifestations of the colonial dynamic in the corporate world.
The panel comprised Professor Paul Chepkwony – Governor for Kericho County, Kenya; Professor Chege Githiora – SOAS Lecturer in Swahili, and Gĩkũyũ translator during the Mau Mau court case in London; Tom Wills – Traidcraft Exchange; and was chaired by Nikita Bernardi – Kenyan-Italian communications specialist.
Stop the Maangamizi: campaign to raise awareness and gather evidence of the continuing impact of the Maangamizi (African holocaust of enslavement).
Intelligence squared podcast: debating the notion “The West Should Pay Reparations For Slavery”. Speakers for the motion: Esther Stanford-Xosei (Reparations activist and lawyer) and Kehinde Andrews (Professor of Black Studies at Birmingham City University).
International Network of Scholars and Activists for Afrikan Reparations (INOSAAR): collaborative project coordinated by the University of Edinburgh (UK) and the University of Boston (USA), including recordings of past events and published reports.
CARICOM Reparations Commission: Caribbean reparations for slavery commission website.