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David Comissiong (born 1960) is a Vincentian-born political activist, who is founder of the Clement Payne Movement, and once served as head of the Barbadian government's Commission for Pan-African affairs. He is a frequent critic of globalization and United States hegemony. Commissiong is one of the key Pan-Africanists in Caribbean politics.
He starred in the multi-award-winning documentary 500 Years Later (2005), which featured Maulana Karenga, Muhammed Shareef, Francis Cress Welsin, Kimani Nehusi, Paul Robeson Jr, Nelson George, and many others.
Comissiong is the author of the 2013 book It's the Healing of the Nation: The Case For Reparations In An Era of Recession and Re-colonisation. He is also the author of Marching Down the Wide Streets of Tomorrow: Emancipation Essays and Speeches, published in 2008, ISBN 978-976-8219-51-0, ISBN 976-8219-51-3. An attorney by profession, he is married with two daughters.
- Kimberley Cummins, "David Comissiong’s life of service", Barbados Today, 10 September 2013: "The 53- year-old (spacing and punctuation Sic) Comissiong (...)".
- Rodney Worrell, Pan-Africanism in Barbados: An Analysis of the Activities of the Major 20th-Century Pan-African Formations in Barbados, Washington, DC: New Academia Publishing, 2005, p. 99.
- "Rome, Hitler And Bush - Facing Reality", Barbados Daily Nation, 24 March 2003.
- 500 Years Later at IMDb.
- It's the Healing of the Nation: The Case For Reparations In An Era of Recession and Re-colonisation, Caribbean Chapters, 2013. ISBN 978-976-95522-3-4.
- "Interview with David Commissiong (Bridgetown, Barbados, September 15, 1998)", in Rodney Worrell, Pan-Africanism in Barbados: An Analysis of the Activities of the Major 20th-Century Pan-African Formations in Barbados, Washington, DC: New Academia Publishing, 2005, pp. 116–19.
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