Belinda's Petition: A Concise History of Reparations For The TransAtlantic Slave Trade

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Xlibris Corporation, Apr 1, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 76 pages
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Ray Winbush compiles the most important cases of reparations made for the Transatlantic Slave Trade, highlighting Belinda?s Petition, the earliest attempt by an American African to seek payment for her 50 years of enslavement in the early United States. Africans 550-year struggle seeking to repair the long-term economic and mental damage of slavery is presented in this powerfully compelling book.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
7
Prologue
13
Revolution and Reparations 17831865
25
Forty Acres and No Mule 18661917
33
Explosion of the Reparations Struggle 19181969
40
Internationalizing the Reparations Struggle 1970 to present
47
Epilogue
55
Ten Practical Things You Can Do for
63
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Winbush is the Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Oakwood College in Alabama and received a fellowship to attend the University of Chicago, where he earned both his master's degree and Ph.D. in psychology.

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