If you’re British and, like me, you weren’t taught about our colonial heritage, here are some things you can google
Ok she did not mention IRELAND in her list but go down through the twitter responses where this is righted big time. Cromwell for example has a complete different "history" in the UK, a good guy.
It looks like due to the current racism/blm marches the brits have decided to, or being in a way forced to confront there colonial history. The knocking down of the edward Colston statue and defacing other monuments to a colonial racist past. Of course in the more recent past from the start of Brexit discovering what Northern Ireland was about. The painful part that great britain may not be so great after all ..
It seems (and we discussed this here before a while back) the UK education system has air brushed a massive amount of there history away into the shadows .. not just Irish/British history but its complete colonial history and heritage across the world.
This podcast hits the subject head on:
Show The Irish Passport, Ep The Knowledge Gap - 21 Jun 2017
So .. is there an awakening in Britain / the UK / England .. in fact something that could turn out to be very painful ( but necessary ) to the UK/British psyche? Something they now have to go through? Was Brexit unwittingly the start of this, now further fueled by this awakening to a past that is now being exposed by these marches