Friday, October 8, 2021
Slave Trade Statue London

London Backs ‘Retain And Explain’ Policy For Slave-Ship-Linked Statues

By Huw Jones (Reuters) Representatives of the City of London municipal authority on Thursday voted in favor of retaining in their Guildhall headquarters two statues linked to the transatlantic slave trade. The...

October 8, 2021
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Thursday, July 1, 2021

Panel Advises Dutch Government to Apologize for Role in Slave Trade

MSTERDAM, July 1 (Reuters) – An advisory panel in the Netherlands has told the government to acknowledge that the 17th-19th century transatlantic slave trade amounted to crimes against humanity, and...

July 1, 2021
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Friday, November 20, 2020

To Honor Slave Trade Victims, Groups Seeks a Memorial in Atlantic Maps

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tributes to victims of the transatlantic slave trade can be found in museums and through statues, but a new...

November 20, 2020
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Thursday, June 18, 2020
Maritime News

Lloyd’s of London Apologizes for ‘Shameful’ Role in Atlantic Slave Trade

By Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton LONDON, June 18 (Reuters) – The Lloyd’s of London insurance market has apologized for its “shameful” role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic...

June 18, 2020
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