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With the resurgence of white supremacy coming to the forefront, decisive efforts must take place in the form of reparative redress programs that directly benefit the descendants of enslaved Africans, Dr Vincent Adejumo suggests.
Edward Colston statue toppled: How Bristol came to see the slave trader as a hero and philanthropist.5 min read
The statue was part of a push in the Victorian era to create mercantile heroes. Colston’s slaving activities were conveniently glossed over.
Public sculpture expert: Why I welcome the decision to throw Bristol’s Edward Colston statue in the river.5 min read
After years of inaction by authorities, protesters have forced the point – opening a new chapter in this monument’s history.
COVID-19 is deadlier for black Brazilians, a legacy of structural racism that dates back to slavery.5 min read
In Brazil, black COVID-19 patients are dying at higher rates than white patients. Worse housing quality, working conditions and health care help to explain the pandemic’s racially disparate toll.
Merriam-Webster will now acknowledge that racism is systemic. Can it affect the reality — and practice — of racism?
Britain’s heritage is steeped in the remnants and history of slavery, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it.