- March 2, 2016
The topic of slavery always evokes a flurry of emotions. Such was the case when the British government announced in 2015 that it had completed the payment of a loan borrowed to compensate slave owners for their loses due to …READ MORE
The recently completed British royal tour of the Caribbean has provoked debates about Britain’s participation in the transatlantic slave trade. Political hustlers are characterizing the slave trade in racial terms, using propaganda to justify divisive ideologies.
Yet the issue is …READ MORE
Great Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, recently concluded a tour of the Caribbean to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s platinum jubilee. Though the visit was slated to be a cordial event, William and Kate were greeted with hostility by …READ MORE
It seems the legacies of historical figures like Christopher Columbus and Thomas Jefferson can’t be discussed without activists arguing that they were problematic characters. Such figures are not judged as products of their time but as villains in the woke …READ MORE