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Glasgow University’s ‘bold’ move to pay back slave trade profits – BBC News

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The University of Glasgow has agreed to spend £20m in reparations after finding out it benefited by tens of millions of pounds from the slave trade.

Glasgow is believed to be the first institution in the UK to implement such a scheme.

The money will be raised and spent over the next 20 years on setting up and running the Glasgow-Caribbean Centre for Development Research.

It will be managed in partnership with the University of the West Indies.

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The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of Glasgow Reparations Agreement

£20 million Caribbean Reparations Agreement

St Lucia star – AUGUST 4TH, 2019 – PRESS RELEASE

The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of Glasgow have signed the first ever agreement for slavery reparations since British Emancipation in 1838. The £20 million agreement was signed at the Regional Headquarters of The UWI in Kingston, Jamaica last week by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Dr David Duncan, University of Glasgow’s Chief Operating Officer, representing Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli.            Continue reading

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