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Mancunion Exclusive: Report into UoM’s historical links to slavery released

Mancunion Exclusive: Report into UoM’s historical links to slavery released

The University of Manchester reveals historical links to enslavement in their latest report
In conversation: Winsome Pinnock

In conversation: Winsome Pinnock

Anna Jin interviews the award-winning playwright Winsome Pinnock ahead of her play Rockets and Blue Lights
Reparations won’t help tackle slavery

Reparations won’t help tackle slavery

Alexander Candlin argues that slavery reparation payments to compensate for the actions of those in the 18th century are no way for us to learn from the past
Calls for £100m slavery reparation fund from UK universities

Calls for £100m slavery reparation fund from UK universities

The call comes after Glasgow University revealed it had been given up to £198 million in today’s money in donations from people who profited from the slave trade.
Stand for freedom: the modern day fight against slavery

Stand for freedom: the modern day fight against slavery

Ruth Squires speaks to the UoM students who stood for 24 hours as a protest against modern day slavery

Cultural Commemoration: Remembering Slavery and Abolition in Manchester

Florrie Badley reflects on the role of artists, archives and curators in the act of remembrance

Ignored Histories: Empire in Education with Anindita Ghosh

As we continue our theme of black history month, this week Ellie Tivey talks to UoM senior lecturer Anindita Ghosh to discuss why history classrooms around the country are severely lacking in education on colonialism and how this is affecting our understandings of the world

Diego Garcia & Camp Thunder Cove: The UK’s Dark Secret

Madeleine Jones uncovers the truth behind the UK’s dealings with Diego Garcia

Why we can’t just ‘move on’ from the legacy of slavery

Lower prosperity, lower educational attainment and higher suspicion. The legacy of slavery is still very much with us in our society today, writes Kyle Huggins

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