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Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in different category to Edward Colston’ says historian #churchill 

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“I genuinely don’t know if it’s the right thing.” Meet the only black member of Edward Colston’s club From @1843mag 

“I genuinely don’t know if it’s the right thing.” Meet the only black member of Edward Colston’s club From @1843mag 

Police issue new pictures of eight of the 10 protestors they are still hunting over the toppling of Edward Colston's statue

Police issue new pictures of eight of the 10 protestors they are still hunting over the toppling of Edward Colston's statue

Janet Street-Porter: Edward Colston’s statue may be down, but the Bristol mayor has a lot of work to do

A Surge of Power (Jen Reid) 2020, by British sculptor Marc Quinn, in Bristol, UK, on the site of the fallen statue of Edward Colston, is removed from the plinth and loaded into a lorry. Picture by Ben Birchall/PA Wire See more at:

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"Now that Edward Colston is gone, and Marc Quinn’s BLM replacement too, let’s pay tribute to the great William Wilberforce," writes Simon Heffer

A statue of a Black Lives Matter protester has been removed after it was secretly installed to replace the monument of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol. More on this story:

A statue of a Black Lives Matter protester that replaced a sculpture of slave trader Edward Colston has been removed.

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A sculpture of a black woman who took part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol has been erected on the plinth where a statue of slave trader Edward Colston used to stand 📷: @BenBirchallUK 

Out with the slave trader, in with black power. The statue of Edward Colston has been unofficially replaced with a sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester.

A statue of a Black Lives Matter protester has replaced a monument of a slaver. Demonstrators dumped the statue of Edward Colston in the UK’s Bristol Harbour in June. The new statue was installed secretly overnight with a plaque saying: “Rejected by the citizens of Bristol.“

Protesters against systemic racism in Bristol, United Kingdom, defaced and tore down a bronze statue depicting slave trader Edward Colston, rolling through the streets and then throwing it into the river to a wave of applause.

Watch the moment a statue of slave trader Edward Colston is pulled down in Bristol city centre during #BLMbristol 

Anti-racism protesters in Bristol, England, pulled down a statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston and dumped it into the nearby harbor. Police say they are looking at video footage to identify the people responsible.

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"It is understandable that people in Bristol have finally become exasperated with the years of debate on having a statue of a man whose wealth was founded on slavery - as Edward Colston's was - and have taken action" Read my thoughts at #BlackLivesMatter 

Can't wait for Jacob Rees-Mogg to explain that 19,000 slaves only died on Edward Colston's ships because they lacked common sense.

BREAKING: Nigel Farage just told @GMB  that Germany was right to remove Hitler statues... .. but racial inequality protestors in Bristol were wrong to rip down slave owner/trader Edward Colston’s statue. 🧐

Edward Colston was a leading figure in the transportation of an estimated 84,000 Africans, including children, as slaves. 19,000 died on the journey from West Africa to the Caribbean and the Americas. This is our history: now we have to face it.

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