Reparations To Be Paid by The Church of England for The Enslavement of Africans on The Codrington Estates, Barbados, 1712-1838

Submitted by Patrick Robinson in collaboration with Professor Chantal Thomas, Professor Robert Beckford, Coleman Bazelon and Priscellia Robinson, Barrister at Law, UK Download Here

Africa Day 2024 Message

On this Africa Day, we at the PJ Patterson Institute for Africa Caribbean Advocacy celebrate the significance of this day and of Africa as the true motherland for many in the Caribbean and the broader African Diaspora. We celebrate our dedication to building a brighter future through education and collaboration with African nations. Our Shared… Continue reading Africa Day 2024 Message

Africa Caribbean Reasoning Series | Episode 1: The Most Hon. PJ Patterson

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srzqK8gEpEQ Watch the first episode of the Africa Caribbean Reasoning Monthly Series hosted by the PJ Patterson Institute for Africa Caribbean Advocacy!  Each month, we’ll sit down with distinguished scholars and authors, delving into their areas of expertise and discussing topics vital to the Caribbean and Africa.  Kicking off the series is none other… Continue reading Africa Caribbean Reasoning Series | Episode 1: The Most Hon. PJ Patterson

PJ Patterson Institute for Africa Caribbean Advocacy hosts inaugural symposium

  Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley shared that: “The pursuit of reparative justice demands we stand together as partners and allies, amplifying our voice and advancing our common interests on the global stage.” Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, extolling the historical bonds between the two regions, said: “The ties between the Caribbean… Continue reading PJ Patterson Institute for Africa Caribbean Advocacy hosts inaugural symposium

PJ Patterson Institute for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy hosts inaugural symposium

  The PJ Patterson Institute for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy held its inaugural symposium aimed at fostering robust collaboration between both historically interconnected regions at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Regional Headquarters on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. The symposium, which marked a seminal moment in the annals of international cooperation and was attended by… Continue reading PJ Patterson Institute for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy hosts inaugural symposium

PJ Patterson Institute for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy hosts inaugural symposium on strengthening cooperation

  The PJ Patterson Institute for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy marked a seminal moment in the annals of international cooperation on March 20, as it spearheaded its inaugural symposium at the UWI Regional Headquarters. Attended by a distinguished cohort comprising current and former heads of state from both the Caribbean and Africa, alongside eminent academic luminaries, the… Continue reading PJ Patterson Institute for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy hosts inaugural symposium on strengthening cooperation

PJ Patterson Institute hosts symposium on Africa-Caribbean cooperation

  Wednesday, March 20, 2024, marked a seminal moment in the annals of international cooperation as The PJ Patterson Institute for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy spearheaded its inaugural symposium at the UWI Regional Headquarters. Attended by a distinguished cohort comprising current and former heads of state from both the Caribbean and Africa, alongside eminent academic luminaries, the… Continue reading PJ Patterson Institute hosts symposium on Africa-Caribbean cooperation

Ink and identity: Clemson’s Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence shares Afro-Hispanic insights and continues dual book projects

  Clemson University’s Global Black Studies program welcomed the school’s first Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence in at least 15 years this semester. Paulette Ramsay of the University of the West Indies-Mona (Jamaica) is teaching a course on Afro-Latin American Women Writers this Spring, while also writing two books. She is a renowned academic and creative writer who has… Continue reading Ink and identity: Clemson’s Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence shares Afro-Hispanic insights and continues dual book projects

Tribute to Group Managing Director of Access Corporation, Dr. Herbert O. Wigwe  & former Group Chairman of Nigeria Exchange Group, Abimbola Ogunbanjo

It is with a profound sense of loss that we at The P.J. Patterson Institute for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy at The University of the West Indies, mourn the sudden departure of Dr. Herbert O. Wigwe, Group Managing Director of Access Corporation, alongside his beloved wife Chizoba, and cherished son Chizi, as well as the esteemed Abimbola… Continue reading Tribute to Group Managing Director of Access Corporation, Dr. Herbert O. Wigwe  & former Group Chairman of Nigeria Exchange Group, Abimbola Ogunbanjo

New Appointments at the Institute

The PJ Patterson Institute for Africa Caribbean Advocacy is pleased to announce the appointments of Professor Paulette Ramsay as Research Fellow and Sharon Bogues Wolfe as Director of Communications, Outreach & Events at the Institute. Professor Ramsay as Research Fellow will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer and set the research agenda of the… Continue reading New Appointments at the Institute