From the web: “Britain’s role in the slave trade was not to end it, but to thwart abolition at every turn”

June 20, 2020 Uncategorized

Boris Johnson has proclaimed that to remove offensive statues – whether of Bristolian slave traders or his own heroes – would be “to edit or censor our past” and “to lie about our history”. But when it comes to slavery and abolition, we have been doing that for centuries.

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