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Scotland and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

 

Should Scotland's Statues linked to Slavery be Taken Down? 

A 40 second video of Sir Geoff Palmer's opinion on the debate as to whether Scotland's statues linked to slavery should be taken down or their plaques updated.

The Henry Dundas Statue, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh - Time for the plaque to be updated? 

This is a video to help encourage the Council to change the wording on the plaque of the Henry Dundas Statue, Edinburgh. 

This video explains how Henry Dundas delayed the abolition of slavery for fifteen years and supported slavery as a means to ensure the economic benefit of the UK. Sir Geoff Palmer challenges the arguments that the descendent of Henry Dundas, Robert (Bobby) Dundas gives to defend his ancestor. Palmer then supports the petition submitted to Edinburgh City Council to change the wording on the plaque to make a more balanced truthful description of Dundas's actions.

1745 - A short film about two runaway slaves in Scotland. 

Here's an interview with sisters, Morayo and Moyo Akandé. Morayo wrote the screenplay, Moyo was the script developer and both acted as sisters in their short film '1745' .

"When two young black slaves escape into the wilds of 18th century Scotland, they must use all of their courage and strength to survive, unite, and stay free. On their journey they rediscover their spiritual and cultural connection to one another in pursuit of freedom through a foreign land set against an epic and elemental backdrop at a turbulent time in Scotland’s history."

 

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