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The virtues of applying minimalism to difficult problems
Reparations campaigners argue that businesses that benefit from slavery should compensate the families of slaves. But how big should the bill be?
New data reveals the extent to which prejudice and discrimination are embedded in British society
Calls for racial justice demonstrate how the US is still a moral and political touchstone
Victory for anti-imperialism campaigners as Oriel says it wants monument taken down
Insurance syndicate and brewer have offered donations to charities promoting diversity
The plan backed by Boris Johnson when he was mayor is yet to receive any state funding
Review examining racial discrimination draws criticism for not tackling ‘real issues’
PM criticises attempts to ‘rewrite the past’ but says more needs to be done to combat racism
Actions of protesters over slave trader memorial inspire activists and leave politicians catching up
Changing attitudes towards racial injustice will affect who we consider tolerable and who intolerable to memorialise
UK should not try to ‘edit and censor’ its past, prime minister declares
Equality and Human Rights Commission to scrutinise ‘hostile environment’ policies
London mayor announces diversity review as removal work starts on first statue in capital
Ire among people of all ethnic backgrounds throws up new challenge for UK politicians
Some cases are more clear cut: why would any city want to continue to honour slavery?
Tens of thousands of people take part in overwhelmingly peaceful rallies
Lilah Raptopoulos’s top reads this week: Tesla and Twitter, China’s MeToo movement and a slave trader’s legacy
The battle over the statue of Edward Colston reflects deeper divisions in the city