Belinda's Petition

A Concise History of Reparations For The TransAtlantic Slave Trade

by Raymond A. Winbush


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Softcover
$14.94
Hardcover
$23.36
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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/1/2009

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 72
ISBN : 9781441514431
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 72
ISBN : 9781441514448
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 72
ISBN : 9781450070034

About the Book

Ray Winbush compiles the most important cases of reparations made for the Transatlantic Slave Trade, highlighting Belinda’s Petition, the earliest attempt by an American African to seek payment for her 50 years of enslavement in the early United States. Africans 550-year struggle seeking to repair the long-term economic and mental damage of slavery is presented in this powerfully compelling book.


About the Author

“Raymond A. Winbush is the Director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University in Baltimore Maryland. He is the former Benjamin Hooks Professor of Social Justice at Fisk University and Director of the University’s Race Relations Institute. He also served as Assistant Provost and Director of the Johnson Black Cultural Center at Vanderbilt University. He is a former member of the Executive Board of the National Council for Black Studies. His book, The Warrior Method: A Program for Rearing Healthy Black Boys, is a comprehensive African-centered program for rearing Black boys in a racist society. Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate over Reparations was published in 2003 and hit Essence Magazine’s bestsellers list shortly after its publication. It has been called by Cornel West a “must read” when it comes to understanding the struggle for reparations. He currently sits on the Advisory Board of both the Journal of Black Studies, and Africalogical Perspectives the most prestigious journals in their field. He has made appearances on the CBS Morning Show and Black Entertainment Television and the Oprah Winfrey Show with the cast of the critically acclaimed film, Crash.”