Friday, June 18: “A Global Conversation on Reparations”

The NLG International Committee is distributing the following announcement; IC Steering Committee Member and NLG Africa Subcommittee Chair Kerry McLean will moderate the session.


The Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center at Howard University School of Law will host:

“A Global Conversation on Reparations”
Friday, June 18 at 1:30 pm Eastern time
Presented in honor of Juneteenth, this program examines reparations from a global perspective, with advocates from the United States, the Caribbean, the UK and Europe discussing the challenges and progress in achieving reparations. In addition, the webinar will share information about international advocacy for reparations, and discuss where and how this work fits within the context of the International Decade for People of African Descent.


His Excellency David Comissiong, Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM
Nkechi Taifa, Commissioner of the National African American Reparations Commission
Roger Wareham, The December 12th Movement
Esther Stanford-Xosei, Coordinator-General of Stop the Maangamizi: We Charge Genocide/Ecocide Campaign
Jan Lonn, World Against Racism Network
Moderator: Kerry McLean, international human rights lawyer

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