Protests in U.K. Spark New Scrutiny of British Empire

Protests in U.K. Spark New Scrutiny of British Empire

The killing in authorities custody of George Floyd and subsequent protests in the U.K. have actually triggered an unforeseen result in Britain: an impassioned argument about the British Empire. With many individuals feeling helpless about their future during the coronavirus pandemic, the past is now a subject of contention.

Unlike a lot of other countries in Europe, Britain hasn’t carried out any systematic reassessment of its past. There have actually been no revolutions, dictatorships or foreign professions to prompt a wholesale dismantling of public monoliths …

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