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Bristol school set up by Edward Colston may change its name in wake of BLM protests

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents. Colston’s School told parents that discussions on whether its name has a future would take place in June. Colston – a philanthropist and 17th century slave merchant – founded the independent school in…

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US Congress holds hearing on reparations for slavery in wake of BLM

Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is spearheading the effort to get H.R. 40 passed. If the resolution gets signed it would form a commission to study reparations for slavery

Congress held its first hearing on reparations for slavery since the May 2020 death of George Floyd, which reignited the Black Lives Matter movement.  Members of the Judiciary subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties met over Zoom Wednesday to discuss H.R. 40, which aims to ‘establish a commission to study and consider a national…

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Winston Churchill’s legacy reviewed by Imperial War Museum in wake of Black Lives Matter movement

Sir Winston's Churchill's legacy will be reviewed by the Imperial War museum as bosses examine his views on 'sensitive topics' in wake of the Black Lives Matter movement

Sir Winston’s Churchill’s legacy will be reviewed by the Imperial War Museum as bosses examine his views on ‘sensitive topics’ in wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. Internal documents reveal discussions are taking place at the museum that holds the Churchill War Rooms. Museum bosses have called for examination into the wartime leader’s views after…

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ICBC may review cases in wake of former employee’s racist Facebook posts

Click to play video 'Kingston man fired by employer following racist posts on local Facebook group'

WARNING: This story contains offensive language that some readers may find disturbing B.C.’s public insurer says it may review some of its case files, after parting ways with an employee who allegedly posted racist content on Facebook. “As soon as we were made aware of these posts, a multi-stage investigation was initiated, which is now…

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