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British students paint over Kipling mural, protesting against 'racist attitudes'

20 July 2018

Dr Nick Draper (UCL Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership) commented on recent UK student protests against campus buildings named after people with links to Britain's colonial slave trade. He suggests such protests are part of a wider phenomenon, with growing tensions surrounding how the past is remembered. Read: NY Times