This afternoon's Birmingham "Protest"
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(06-11-2020, 09:54 AM)Shabby Russian Wrote: I see the statue of Colston has been retrieved from the harbour and the plan is to display it ina museum.

A good solution. It is somewhat ironic that in dumping the statue in the harbour, the protestors have breathed new life into it and made it more relevant - now not only is it a representation of Colston his life and why he was a prominent Bristol citizens (with all that entails), it is also a symbol of the history we are making today, for future generations to learn from.

Indeed.
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(06-10-2020, 11:24 AM)WWHO Wrote: There's no substantial documentary evidence to suggest that Penny Lane was named after James Penny, the trans-Atlantic slave trader.

https://theprioryandthecastironshore.wor...mes-penny/

Interesting, thanks. 

Sadly, it did not stop the sign being vandalised

https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liv...d-18407831
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