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Barbados' Constitution does not reflect the end of Slavery - 50 Years of Nothing

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BARBADOS.   The Constitution of Barbados does not contain a single clause that allows for the empowerment of the masses if they were ever faced with the social, economic and political turmoil again that existed in the 1930’s.  There is nothing in the Constitution that allows redress for ills when they are created by those that govern the people.

We all know the story of what happened on November 30th 1966 in Barbados.  The island became independent.  The Union Jack, the flag of Great Britain was lowered and a Barbadian flag was raised as a symbol of national independence.  However, some of the relics of colonialism were not folded up and tucked away like the British flag.

The Bible says that a man must leave an inheritance for his children’s children.  Therefore whatever we store up in wealth is to be left for our grandchildren who are our second generation.  The vast majority of Barbadians do not have enough for themselves to live comfortably on, far less have savings to set aside for their grandchildren.  A generational inheritance is a blessing that allows young men and women a start their early adult life with less difficulty than their grandfathers.  This inheritance could be used to pay for university tuition, build a house or even start a business.  We have a generational inheritance problem in Barbados.

There was no inheritance to be left during slavery.  At Emancipation, the British government compensated the planters for their loss.  Nothing was given to the former slaves to start a new life.  The British Government did not put any mechanisms in place for the economic, social and political development of the ex-slaves and they became second class citizens in their own country.   http://bit.ly/22mgnpz