22 July 2021
BMS in Atlanta Black Star - Jamaica: ‘Repair the Damages That Our Ancestors Experienced’
The Atlanta Black Star News has featured The British Monarchists Society and its Founder in an Exclusive about how Jamaica will petition Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom for billions of pounds to compensate the country for the wrongs of slavery during the time Jamaica was a British colony. According to Olivia Grange, Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, the Jamaican government is “pleased to announce” that the House of Representatives has taken additional steps toward achieving reparatory justice for the victims and descendants of the transatlantic slave trade. She noted that the petition will be presented either to Queen Elizabeth of to the government of the UK.
According to the founder of the British Monarchists Society, Thomas Mace-Archer-Mills, Britain has “already paid its share and then some – the price of freedom for Jamaica’s slave.” A historian, Mace-Archer-Mills noted that through the slave acts of the 19th century, Britain went into debt purchasing the freedom of slaves throughout its empire. This amounted to some 20 million pounds, or about 17 billion pounds today. This amount represented 40 percent of the government’s budget. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE