Confronting a bygone era, London removes slave trader statue

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 9, 2020
A statue of Robert Milligan, an 18th century slave trader, was removed from its plinth outside a London museum on Tuesday after global anti-racism protests triggered a debate about how Britain commemorates its imperial past.

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Published on June 11, 2020 -  00:38
Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol Harbour
The statue of slave trader Edward Colston that was pulled down during an anti-racism demonstration has been lifted out of Bristol Harbour.

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