Petition · U.S. House of Representatives: Pass H.R. 40 Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act · Change.org

https://www.change.org/p/u-s-house-of-representatives-pass-h-r-40-commission-to-study-reparation-proposals-for-african-americans-act?recruiter=276746051&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=autopublish&utm_term=des-lg-share_petition-reason_msg&fb_ref=Default Over 4 million Africans and their descendants were enslaved in the United States and its colonies from 1619 to 1865, and as a result, the United States was able to begin its grand place as the most prosperous country in the free world. It is un-controverted that African slaves were not compensated for their…

GoFundMe Research on black identity in Puerto Rico

http://dulcinegradelamota.tumblr.com/post/116134845072/gofund-my-besty-s-research-black-identity-in-p My name is Michaela and I am a Master’s student in the Latin American Studies program at UT Austin. This summer I plan on examining the presence (or absence) of Black identity formation and resistance in Loiza and Carolina, Puerto Rico. I want to explore the ways that the national discourse of PR relegatesBlackness to the past…