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# edward-colston - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Protester sculpture that replaced Edward Colston statue has been removed
# Bristol
# Bristol

Protester sculpture that replaced Edward Colston statue has been removed

Jul 16th 2020, 7:29 AM 29,425 Views 30 Comments

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees tweeted: “I understand people want expression, but the statue has been put up without permission.”

# edward-colston - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Statue of slave-trader Edward Colston replaced with sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester
# Bristol
# Bristol

Statue of slave-trader Edward Colston replaced with sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester

Jul 15th 2020, 7:12 AM 21,795 Views 46 Comments

The memorial to the 17th Century slave merchant was pulled down last month.

# edward-colston - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Man arrested over toppling of slave-trader MP statue in Bristol
# Edward Colston
# Edward Colston

Man arrested over toppling of slave-trader MP statue in Bristol

Jul 1st 2020, 9:15 PM 16,530 Views 32 Comments

The 24-year-old was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and has been released under investigation.

# edward-colston - Sunday 14 June, 2020

'Statues don't embody history': The debate around Ireland's public monuments after Colston
# Public Art
# Public Art

'Statues don't embody history': The debate around Ireland's public monuments after Colston

Jun 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,491 Views 125 Comments

Dr Ebun Joseph says it’s time to move the conversation away from “dead white men”.

# edward-colston - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council
# Bristol
# Bristol

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council

Jun 11th 2020, 8:15 AM 24,640 Views 119 Comments

Bristol’s mayor Marvin Rees had previously confirmed the statue would be exhibited in a museum.

# edward-colston - Sunday 7 June, 2020

UK police investigate after protesters throw statue of slave-trader MP into Bristol harbour
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

UK police investigate after protesters throw statue of slave-trader MP into Bristol harbour

Updated Jun 7th 2020, 6:00 PM 47,696 Views 238 Comments

A crowd which had joined a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol tore down the statue of Edward Colston.