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Nomination for a vacant plinth

Quite rightly and not before time a number of plinths that supported some abominable racist representatives of British imperialism are now vacant. Whilst the statue of Bristol’s slave trader Edward Colston has been dredged up from Bristol Harbour for its second coming as a museum exhibit, Ray Barnett, head of collections and archives at Bristol City Council, said. “The ropes that were tied around him, the spray paint added to him, is still there so we’ll keep him like that.”

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