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From Bodmin to the Orkney Islands, and calls for a heated Black lives matter protests for honors advocates of slavery and racist views to be Taken Down over the UK.
So, with statues fall, what to replace, if at all, should you?Must Fall-Empty space
For the campaign group Rhodes, The Replacement of the Oxford-statue "is a topic that needs to be taken into account, and discussed, and in the community".
Among The Other controversial figures is that of the Conservative politician Henry Dundas, who is sitting on a 41m high column in St Andrew Square, Edinburgh. In the late 18Th Century , Dundas the abolition of slavery, argued for a delay. Now, over 12,000 people have signed remove, a petition for his statue.
But with a new plaque to dedicate it for those enslaved as a result of his actions. The Move is supported by Sir Geoff Palmer , professor emeritus at Heriot-Watt University, who was it, "nothing about slavery" on the original plaque.', Who do we value?' The Bristol bus boycott, under the leadership of Paul Stephenson , contributed to The Creation of the "Race Relations Act 1965
will place Over 300 miles, in Bristol, a petition is required, a statue of Paul Stephenson erected in Colston's. He organized the, which saw activists overturn a ban on Ethnic Minorities working on the buses of The City .
University of Bristol historian Dr Madge Dresser, Says Stephenson, is in resonance with many people, because the history of the boycott was "so Hopeful ", But he was only one of A Number of people, the change helped effect.
you would be open to it, something installed to mark the area where the Colston statue, however, and thinks, what it should promote, "the kind of civic conversation that we must bear".
It could be Banksy's suggestion that Colston statue other statues of protesters pulling down, or an empty plinth a work of art as. Some people want to.
"It kind of Says : who do we appreciate? And, of course, who is 'we'?", she Says . "This is really important, because it is a kind of collective identity, the marginalization, if it is not properly made to reaffirm. "
For Courtney Powell , have begun to remove a petition, a statue of Sir Francis Drake in Plymouth, The Answer is the establishment of a memorial for the victims of slavery. She thinks it would help the consciousness of the
"The great misunderstanding with the removal of the statues is that people think it is, remove history, which is not the case. We still have the museums and the history books," she Says .A statue of William Gladstone in St John's Gardens in Liverpool
"The Public sector is The Best classroom," he Says . "What should I do believe that we gave them, away from the Victorian, Edwardian idea of these 'Great Men of history' and to give a far more nuanced and complete version of The Story . "
Rather than the removal of statues, he thinks that it is essential that The Balance of representation in The Public space -that is why he buried the fundraising for a memorial to the victims of slavery, were anonymous in Liverpool.
"If you demolish this energy was in the building, there is not much that we could not reach," he Says .can be seen A statue of Sir Thomas Picton (left), in a gallery of Welsh heroes in Cardiff City Hall
But for Dan De'ath, Lord Mayor of Cardiff, the actions of The Slave -owner Sir Thomas Picton - who are the use of torture defends during the colonial Governor of Trinidad - were so "egregious" that his statue must be removed from City Hall .
"you feel deeply uncomfortable, it makes you almost question the institution, you are," he Says .
in his view, The Statue could be replaced by another artifact in the possession of The Council - Even one that has little to do with the Race Relations (at least explicitly). In Shrewsbury, for example, a petition suggests that a statue of the British colonial general Clive of India could be replaced by other personalities from the Region, such as the poet Wilfred Owen or novelist Mary Webb .
Melissa Sebata, President of the Cardiff Metropolitan University's Afro-Caribbean society, Says the removal of Sir Thomas statue is a higher priority than a replacement. Grew up in Oxford, she was well versed in The Statue , when she moved to Cardiff three years ago.
"As a black person, it is very traumatizing. It is a bit of an abuse victim to their abuser anywhere you go, and you are not celebrated," she Says .