Shackles and Handcuffs: The ‘Special Relationship’ of Racist Policing

Joseph Yannielli, Christine Whyte

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    Last month, in response to the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, protesters in Bristol, England, toppled the statue of slave-trader Edward Colston and dumped it into the harbour. Dozens of other statues and monuments in the UK and elsewhere are facing fresh scrutiny. The fall of Colston and his fellow enslavers and colonisers reminds us that the current crisis is a product of history, and that history needs to be addressed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Specialist publicationHistory Workshop
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Jul 2020


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