Rewriting history | Statues in Britain are under scrutiny over links to slavery & racism

In the UK, protesters have gone to war with statues of slave traders and those they believe were racists. In response the Mayor of London has now ordered a review of all statues, and their links to slavery. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/aj63

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