Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade (book) – AAIHS

 

Slavery and the Atlantic slave trade are among the most heinous crimes against humanity committed in the modern era. Yet, to this day no former slave society in the Americas has paid reparations to former slaves or their descendants. European countries have never compensated their former colonies in the Americas, whose wealth relied on slave labor, to a greater or lesser extent. Likewise, no African nation ever obtained any form of reparations for the Atlantic slave trade. 

MORE: Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A New Book on the Idea of Reparations – AAIHS

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