As Glasgow University owns up to slavery wealth, others urged to follow

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Kevin McKenna
As Glasgow University owns up to slavery wealth, others urged to follow

The institution is making reparations after admitting it had made £200m from the transatlantic tradeSir Geoff Palmer, Scotland’s first black professor, has welcomed a groundbreaking report into how Glasgow University benefited from the proceeds of slavery. He said it posed “uncomfortable questions” for British society as a whole and called on institutions that had profited from the slave trade to make amends.The report, published last week by Glasgow University, is based on more than two years of research and reveals…

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Kevin McKenna
As Glasgow University owns up to slavery wealth, others urged to follow