BLACK LIVES SLAVERY AND WALES

As the 2020 ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests have demonstrated the barbaric history of slavery and heritage of colonialism needs to be fully acknowledged in a way that Western societies have so far failed to do.

In 2007, when I was Secretary of State for Wales, to mark 200 years the abolition of the slave trade, I published this government pamphlet on Wales and Slavery  

One Reply to “BLACK LIVES SLAVERY AND WALES”

  1. A sad but very interesting read. This is something which we should all learn about and learn from. This isn’t unique to Wales, huge amount of the Industrial revolution was financed by the slave trade. Every Town and Village will have some link to the barbaric trade and it is important that we remember that.

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