Scotland and slavery – school pupils share their thoughts


09 July 2020
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The recent Black Lives matter movement has once again highlighted Scotland’s links to the slave trade. In this three-part series, pupils from Denny High School, Falkirk, share their thoughts on Scotland’s role in the slave trade.
  • Scottish links to the Atlantic Slave Trade should be taught as a mandatory subject for all schools, argues Bradley Benton (aged 14)

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  • Jessica Elliot (aged 16) argues that Scottish links to the Atlantic Slave Trade should be taught as a mandatory subject for all schools.

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  • Should we replace street names linked to the slave trade, asks Iona Kelly (aged 17)

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