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Black Slavery is Back

SAY SOMETHING!!!!! The press is saying very little about this! Repost!!!!! This is no laughing matter! I’m so grieved! We WILL NOT be silent! This must stop!!! So what are we gonna DO? #REPOST #Repost @bishopjakes (@get_repost) ・・・ The slave trade that is going on in Libya, and even globally, is an atrocity that has […]

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The Slave in YOUR Mentality (Chapter III)

Submitted Ras Jahaziel Decolonizing the African mind has become the most urgent task that now needs to be done if there is to be any meaningful reparations. What will it take to accomplish this most sacred mission? It means curing the broken slave of TRUTH ALLERGIES.

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Dancin Africa: Black Lives Matter

“View a video of the award winning dance entitled BLACK LIVES MATTER, choreographed by Aisha Comissiong and performed by Dancin Africa. This was one of the stand out dances at the recently concluded CARIFESTA arts festival in Barbados. It is the ultimate REPARATIONS DANCE!”

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Professor Sir Hilary Beckles Lecture (Cuffee’s Stool)

The video is the third lecture in the UWI, Cave Hill series  delivered by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles on the 24 November 2016. He makes an interesting intervention to the narrative of where Barbados has come from, where we are, and where we need to go. The Q&A session is equally interesting. The BU household expects commenters will watch the video BEFORE offering comment.

A very interesting lecture –let us celebrate indeed!

Credit: Peter Lawrence Thompson

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Emancipation Dance

Submitted by Peter Thompson It is August 1st, Emancipation Day across much of the formerly British Caribbean. It commemorates the Slavery Abolition Act (1833), which legislated the end of slavery in the British Empire in August, 1834. Here in Jamaica it is part of a week of parades and parties leading up to Independence Day […]

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Caribbean Governments Must Intervene In Defense of our African-American Brothers and Sisters

INTERNATIONAL  NETWORK  IN  DEFENSE  OF  HUMANITY (CARIBBEAN  CHAPTER) PAN- AFRICAN  COALITION  OF  ORGANIZATIONS (PACO) JOINT  STATEMENT   CARIBBEAN  GOVERNMENTS  MUST  INTERVENE  IN  DEFENSE  OF  OUR  AFRICAN- AMERICAN  BROTHERS  AND  SISTERS! The murders, earlier this month, of two young African-American men — Philando Castile and Alton Sterling — by white American police officers, should bring home […]

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EMMERTON, The Anguished Cry of Those CHEATED in the Name of EMANCIPATION

Submitted by Ras Jahaziel This video uses the famous song called “Emmerton” to expose the injustice of Black Emancipation, a sordid act that compensated the owners of slaves to the tune of trillions of dollars, while leaving the X-Slaves in a landless and vulnerable condition where they are forced to live from rent to rent, […]

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What Else is a Slave but Captive Labour?

Submitted by Author: Ras Jahaziel February 27, 2016 – (Excerpt from the book “The Holy Scriptures of Reparations”) What is this thing called LANDLESS NATIONALITY? Is it not a form of slavery by means of trickery? And why is it held to be so sacred that few have ever dared to question it?It is found […]

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What Else is a SLAVE But CAPTIVE Labor? (Part I)

Submitted Ras Jahaziel In the process of robbing the kidnapped children of The Middle Passage of their African homeland, so that African labor and the much coveted natural resources of Africa could be used to make Europeans wealthy while Africans perish in poverty, it became necessary to school, fool, and religiously indoctrinate the kidnapped African. […]

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The Holy Scriptures of REPARATIONS Chapter 1

The video submitted by Ras Jahaziel of The site on the Inter Net where you will find virtual Art Galleries, videos, the best roots music, and insightful articles to awaken the mind and release the Genie […]

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Silence by the Region in Response to Haitian Cleansing Next Door

The loud silence by the government of Barbados, traditional media and other actors to the deportation (‘cleansing’)  of Haitians from the Dominican Republic betrays why attempts at regional integration is a pipe dream. Yet again Haitians find themselves […]

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African Liberation Education

Submitted by Ras Jahaziel Fun and entertainment addiction is a computer chip that is placed in the psyche of every slave on the plantation via a continuous counter-intelligence operation that is performed by The Walt Disney Nation.Any possibility of The Negro regaining his African intelligence is countered by this counter-intelligence program. Because of this chip, […]

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Donna St. Hill and the Nigerian Student Scam

The BU family ALWAYS gets the inside track on what is happening in Barbados. It is a pity the traditional media whether by accident or design allows itself to be anchored to a moribund state by being shackled to agendas not aligned to being a purveyor of truth. The CBC and the BarbadosAdvocate have been manipulated by successive governments this we know. The Nation Publishing Group which includes the popular VOB92.9FM radio and Nation newspaper in recent times has been feeling the pressure from Port of Spain, Barbados Today is controlled by the moneyed class Harris and Bizzy. Not to forget the advertisers.

There is a strong view in the United States of America which states for any Republican candidate to be successful as a politician he or she must get the blessing of the Fox News Network. Such a position gives credence to how closely correlated an active media and the ability to shape public opinion. In Barbados the government shapes the news delivered by the CBC and the BarbadosAdvocate. The moneyed class does clean up with the Nation Publishing and Barbados Today.

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Organizer Donna St. Hill and the Nigerian Student Saga in Barbados

BU continues to be intrigued by the Nigerian Saga playing out in Barbados. We reserve the right to refer to it as the Nigerian Scam at a future time. How so many things can go wrong with a transaction said to be well funded boggles the minds of sensible onlookers.

BU asked Donna St. Hill to answer three simple questions on behalf of the BU family to start the ball rolling  – 1) . Please advise the nature of the relationship with you and Sharon Brathwaite and how it has affected the transaction. 2). Please advise why the BCC is not ready to admit the students given the preplanning and 3). Please advise the contingent arrangement with Renee Coppin at Infinity when the arrival of the students had to be delayed. What is the current status of that arrangement. BU’s communication to organiser of the Nigerian Student visit remains unanswered.

The following advice was offered to Barbadians by a Trinidadian contractor allegedly burnt by Donna St. Hill. 

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Oulatunje?… yes brother I am here

Submitted by Old Onion Bags

Is this a case of deja vu or some new mumbo-jumbo all over again? How come every time visitors from the motherland set foot here in Barbados there is  some controversy? Yes I speak of the 90 or so African (Nigerian) students who have unfortunately somehow found themselves temporarily sojourning at Casa Blanca.

While one would willing admit, that all facts and circumstances surrounding are still unclear, one cannot help but ponder WHY in a country whose number one revenue earner is tourism, this mishap would not have been somehow nipped in the bud by now. Have some ever heard of damage control or contingency management? Is this not what is supposedly being taught at our School of Hospitalities Studies nowadays….how to pamper one’s guest and go all out wherever possible, to see that they are comfortable and adequately accommodated?

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The Thomas Sankara Philosophy: Revolution, Betrayal, Learnings

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Impose Ban on Travellers from Africa NOW!

It is interesting to observe how Barbados has reacted to the Ebola threat. In spite of the assurance from the Barbados government that surveillance measures are in place at the airport and the seaport, in real terms, we know the surveillance is NOT a robust method to screen Ebola affected travellers seeking to enter Barbados. […]

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Barbados Advocate Newspaper Refuses to do Business With a Barbadian

Submitted by islandgal246 The most STUPID COWARD of the year goes to Anthony Byran owner of the Barbados Advocate newspaper.  That newspaper should be shut down. Imagine he has refused to take money from a Nigerian Barbadian living here since 1994. Mr Adesegha Omobamidele wanted to advertise for an African cook for his restaurant. He […]

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