four black british politicians who oppose reparations for African chattel slavery

since the valerie amos discovery, i’ve done some more research and there are some real negroe despicables running about england
these four all oppose reparations for what was done to African people
valerie amos, dawn butler, david lammy and sir bill morris led the british charge against reparations in durban south africa circa 2001
on the american side two negroes represented the george bush admin: colin powel and condeleesa rice


amos was born in guyana while lammy parents from guyana
morris was born in jamaica and butler parents jamaican

But as we look forward to next year what is important to me is that we have a bicentenary in which all groups can engage.
And that we can do that, commemorate the ordinary people who campaigned but also remember the many million of slaves that were shipped, that were moved and the many that died in that awful, awful trade.
It is true to say that we have not been great in this country at exploring and understanding this period of our history.
Tony Blair has gone further than any other leader of any western democracy in his statement but he has struck the right balance between providing for the future, commemorating the past and moving forward as a multi-ethnic nation.
I think the business of compensating is not particularly productive. I don’t want to get us into a blame fest.
What I want is celebration, commemoration. I want dialogue, I want progress.

more later
gotta rake these negroes in tiny doses
self hatred cuts deeper than a knife

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2 thoughts on “four black british politicians who oppose reparations for African chattel slavery

  1. Here we go again…someone ‘black’African descent in a position of pomp and authority…yet seems to be eluding rationality…in the face of legitimate entitlement for beneficiaries of direct descendants of enslaved African in these parts of the “Western World.” No singular person and no one else, but elected – not government-appointed or ‘hand-picked’ representatives (as descendants of African slaves), should have a greater say and also, the ‘last words’ on this whole festering, scandalous and humiliating issue of reparation – a position which they should have never been brought to in the first case. Descendants of African slaves are now confronted with the burden of additional ‘baggage’…so many centuries on and this reality has clearly assigned them different grapple with a different set of social dynamics in their on-going search and pursuit of freedom and justice against all odds. This is quite unlike descendants of their other ethnic counterparts who have formed the mixed populace and now live freely among them in such places like Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago and other parts of the region. Undoubtedly, their history away from their original homelands have been differently written…especially since the methods and condition of transportation, delivery and service of their fore-parents to plantations at the hands of the Europeans, were different, more legally protected and so structured too. – Wil-a Pluck (Social critic).

  2. Pingback: David Granger’s administration has a schizophrenic position on reparations #guyana – mark jacobs lives!

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