From the editor

Video of the death of George Floyd, with a policeman kneeling on his neck for more than eight agonizing minutes, lit a fire which spread around the world. In this issue, we look at how the global Black Lives Matter movement has forced Britain to question its colonial history and the racism experienced by its minorities.

The World Today
Published 1 August 2020 Updated 28 September 2020 1 minute READ

Alan Philps

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

Kimberly McIntosh highlights the selective amnesia about Britain’s colonialist past, and suggests a way to look at history through a ‘clear lens’.

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