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Leeds city council probes parkin so it can warn school children of its links to the slave trade

The authority is looking into how the traditional ginger cake from Northern England historically includes ingredients, such as sugar, that are 'gained through the triangular slave trade', according to a report (file photo)

Yorkshire puddings! Leeds city council probes local sweet treat parkin so it can warn school children of its links to the slave trade… because it is made with SUGAR Council probing how cake included ingredients that were gained via slave trade It will also review how products such as Yorkshire Tea ‘are reliant on global…

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Bristol schoolchildren will get new book on history of the slave trade in city

Schoolchildren will learn more about Bristol's involvement in the transatlantic slave trade with a new textbook created by teachers and historians. Pictured: Assistant vice principal of Fairfield High School Cashan Campbell, who said that it is important for all students to understand that Black History is not just about slavery

Schoolchildren will learn more about Bristol’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade with a new textbook created by teachers and historians.  It comes after last year’s Black Lives Matter protests and the toppling of the Edward Colston statue.  Eight history teachers in Bristol worked together with Bristol museums and historians to research and write the…

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Statue of James Watt to be reinstalled in Birmingham with plaque on his family links to slave trade

The statue of Scottish inventor James Watt in Birmingham will be reinstalled with a plaque explaining his 'dark side' and links to slavery

Statue of steam engine pioneer and ‘father of the industrial revolution’ James Watt will be reinstalled in Birmingham with a plaque about his ‘dark side’ and family links to slave trade in the wake of BLM protests The statue of inventor James Watt has been in storage in Birmingham since 2017 Council will reinstall it…

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Wales identifies 200 statues, roads and buildings with ‘links to the slave trade’

Contractors boarding-up a statue of slave trader Sir Thomas Picton at Cardiff's civic building following a vote to have it removed

More than 200 statues, streets and buildings in Wales named after historic Britons have been identified as having connections to the slave trade, according to a Welsh government-ordered audit. The review was ordered by First Minister Mark Drakeford following the death of George Floyd in the US and the toppling of the statue of Edward…

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