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Britain’s imperial legacy under spotlight after Black Lives Matter protests

BBC, 07 Jul 2020
Recent protests by the Black Lives Matter movement and controversy over some public statues have shone a spotlight on Britain's imperial past - and its continuing legacy.

In Bristol, the statue of the seventeenth century slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down recently by protesters.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Clive Myrie, who has been to Bristol to consider how Britain’s colonial legacy continues to be reflected today.

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