Black History Timeline, The Guardian 11.07.2020
« Britain’s black history month has been running for over 30 years.
Yet it took the toppling of the statue of a 17th-century slave trader for many people
to discover how deep the legacy of slavery runs throughout the country ...
… This is not about creating a separate history ;
it is about adding to the history we are already familiar with.
A story which shows that, from the Romans onwards,
Africa’s story has been intertwined with Europe’s and others around the world.
It’s a story well worth knowing ».