Shepherd, Verene A.; Reid, Ahmed; Francis, Cavell; Murphy, Kameika
Jamaica and the Debate over Reparation for Slavery
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By exposing the atrocities committed against people of African descent by Europeans during the Trans-Atlantic Trade in Africans and plantation slavery, and by highlighting the devastating generational impact of the enslavement of people of African descent, the Jamaica National Bicentenary Committee has provided a timely contribution to the on-going debate about reparations. The book has the potential to transform our understanding of the trade and its legacies, and should serve as an important road map for anyone interested in the issue of reparations.....