T.I. Aims for major bill demanding slavery reparations Lloyd’s of London for It's ‘Slave Trade’
Clifford "T.I." Joseph Harris aka.‘TIP’ is now calling for reparations.
The Lloyd's of London corporate body governed networth £52.8 billion, the world's oldest insurance market, played a major role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade. Africans were beaten, chained and transported in their millions across the Atlantic, Britain's role in the slave trade.
Lloyd’s of London made Billions for It's Racist Past, ‘Shameful’ Role in Atlantic Slave Trade
LONDON — is facing up to its role in insuring the slave trade as part of a sweeping global reassessment of history and racism.
In the video below, TIP demanding reparations for racist history.
This reappraisal was triggered by the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes while detaining him.
About 17 million African men, women and children were torn from their homes and shackled into one of the world’s most brutal globalized trades between the 15th and 19th centuries. Many died in merciless conditions.
The world’s leading commercialinsurancemarket, Lloyd’s – which started life in Edward Lloyd’s coffee house in 1688 – is where complexinsurancecontracts ranging from catastrophe to events cancellation are agreed and underwritten.
Slaves were seen as cargo by the insurance market of the time and generally included in the general insurance rate.
Lloyd's of London, the best-known name in world insurance, for allegedly financing the trading fleets that uprooted them from their homelands and condemned them to generations of slavery in the New World.
Some Facts About London’s Role in Insuring the Slave Trade