Publication Date

Fall 2002


Ghana has a history of being an impetus for Pan-African change. However, the reparations movement that recently gained international attention at the United Nations World Conference Against Racism does not yet have an organized mass-base of consensus of awareness in Ghana. While many people agree that the slave trade and colonialism have contributed to Ghana's problems of poverty, unemployment, and limited educational resources, few have associated these needs with the term "reparations".