With Colston, as with Captain Cook, we Need to See all of History’s Shades of Grey

Watching the news about the Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol and seeing the statue of philanthropist and slave trader Edward Colston hauled down and thrown into the river set us thinking about another controversial historical figure – Captain James Cook – and about how in general we might learn the lessons of the past to construct a new, harmonious future. Was James Cook a … Continue reading With Colston, as with Captain Cook, we Need to See all of History’s Shades of Grey