Slavery to be remembered in French cities

Slavery to be remembered in French cities.
Slavery is to be remembered in French cities such as Nantes, the French city which profited the most by far from the slave trade

The throwing of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston into Bristol harbour has raised questions on how French cities with slave-trade links are dealing with their past.

Calls for compensation

Economist Thomas Piketty, whose best-selling book Capital in the Twenty-First Century demonstrated how the rich have been getting richer, wrote an article in Le Monde calling for a reopening of the debate on paying cash compensation to the descendants of slaves. He advocates a ...

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