BBC lets slip: "It would be unfair to judge a 19th Century man by 21st Century principles."
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Should they be invited back?
A group called "Topple the Racists" has a long list of targets.
Why didn’t Charles de Gaulle partition Algeria?
One-in-three Brits is still proud of the empire.
Just as American blacks blame whites for their failures, Africans deny responsibility for the misery they bring on themselves.
An eminent scholar sums up a lifetime of study.
Interesting rebuke of the "1619 Project."
Bristol University Hires Slavery History Professor to See Whether It Needs to Apologise for Colonial Past
We think we can guess her answer.
Nine Māori were killed after the 1769 arrival.
"White women have historically kept power firmly in white hands by defending and denying its violence."
The savage Berber insurrection in Morocco.
Do inferior and superior “cultures” account for differences in wealth?
A look at the racial thought of Hegel, Kant, and other classic philosophers.
Dedan Kimathi led the Mau Mau.
And give the Congolese reparations.
Leader of Indian group: “Millions upon millions of Native Americans have died in European-perpetrated genocide.”
“Black history is British history.”
Myths of "exploitation" mask the reality of progress.
Protesters don't like "colonial" in the name of a restaurant in a gentrified area.
Ad's message was supposed to be tolerance and acceptance.
Who will be next?
Each century of colonization raised GDP by 40 percent.
Fascinating map explains genetic consequences of historic events.
One of the Seven Wonders of the World will now be called "Mosi Oa Tunya".
And what about all the people the Mau Mau hacked to death?
Says in the future, miscegenation will appear normal.
Since China is not a white country, it can be imperialist without penalty.
The roots of our crisis go deep into the past.
Oh no! It wasn't the evil white man, after all.
Congolese: "If the whites came back, we’d give them the country for free."
Says colonies’ riches were plundered.
Anti-Tintin jihad goes global.
Corruption, bad governance at fault, says historian.
African says Europeans must confess, repent, atone, and then "we can talk of reparations."
SA president's brother: average African poorer now than under colonialism.
Even as Namibians begin to take whites' land, they demand apology for colonial era.