Day: June 7, 2020

Black Lives Matter protesters tear down statue of the U.K.’s leading slave trader

By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today Black Lives Matter protesters in the United Kingdom pulled the statue of Edward Colston, a 17th century slave trader, off its base in Bristol, England, and rolled it down the street before pushing it into the harbor to a watery grave to loud cheers, according to the BBC. The entire event was captured by photographers.[Read More…]