United Kingdom: Reparations march
Evening Standard UK
Roads were closed off on 1 August 2016 as hundreds marched from Brixton to Parliament Square calling for reparations to be made for slavery.
The Afrikan Emancipation Day Reparations March is part of a campaign calling for amends to be made for enslavement endured by generations of African people.
Organisers carried a petition to central London demanding the government acknowledges the historic and ongoing impact of colonisation and slavery.
The petition states: “The blood, sweat and tears of our Ancestors financed the economic expansion of the United Kingdom.
Video: Emancipation Day March Hundreds calling for slavery reparations Brixton, London . 2016
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