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By Edition On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Know what you eat!

Our ancestors came from Africa weakened from the terrible journey. What many do not know is that before they boarded they were already weakened because they were being given substances so that they were not able More...

Sir-Ronald-Sanders
By Edition On Friday, September 7th, 2018
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The Black must be discharged!

Racism was the bedrock of European colonialism in the Caribbean. The subjugation, oppression and exploitation of African people as ‘sub-human’ was justified by colonial powers based on race and colour. A crucial More...

Tula Monument
By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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‘Little known about Tula day activities’

WILLEMSTAD - The communication between Plataforma Sklabitut (Slavery Platform) and Herensia di Sklabitut (Slavery Heritage) and the Minister of Culture Marilyn Alcala-Wallé is not going very well. The minister More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018
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“Dutch government has to apologize for slavery”

ROTTERDAM - The Netherlands must officially apologize for the history of slavery. The Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb calls on the government to make this gesture "for the suffering caused by tens of thousands. To More...

Exhibition
By Edition On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Exhibition features Curaçao slave child at royal court

THE HAGUE - Historical Museum of The Hague will dedicate special attention to a Curaçao slave child who, together with a second male slave child from Ginea, served at the court of Stadtholder Willem V in the 1800s More...

CELAC
By Edition On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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CELAC adopts CARICOM call for reparations

QUITO - The Community of Latin and American States CELAC Parliamentary group has adopted the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) call for reparations for native genocide and the enslavement of African people in the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Compassion, really?

Ghana, or Wagadu, the empire in the region of today’s Mauritania and not the present country Ghana, was the earliest known empire of the western Sudan or Sahel near the end of the eighth century but probably originated More...

Black Pete
By Edition On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Protest against Black Pete

WILLEMSTAD - Upon the arrival of Sinterklaas in Curaçao next Saturday Museo Tula (Tula Museum) will protest against this, what they call, racist tradition. This was announced by Stanley Quirindongo on behalf of More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Slave trade remembered on International Day

PARIS, France -- By teaching, communicating and transmitting the history of the slave trade the world can reinforce the rights and the dignity of people of African descent and, together, fight against all forms More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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The Memorial ACTe: “A place to give life to memory while reconciling it with history”

WILLEMSTAD, POINTE-A-PITRE – During our trip to the beautiful Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, we’ve witnessed the official inauguration of the Memorial ACTe by the President of the French Republic, Françoise More...