Belinda's Petition by Raymond A. Winbush

By Raymond A. Winbush

Ray Winbush compiles crucial circumstances of reparations made for the Transatlantic Slave exchange, highlighting Belinda’s Petition, the earliest try out via an American African to hunt cost for her 50 years of enslavement within the early usa. Africans 550-year fight looking to fix the long term fiscal and psychological harm of slavery is gifted during this powerfully compelling book.

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