Britain could not have won World War II without the massive exploitation and abuse it unleashed on its colonies.
Dr Elliot Ross is a writer and researcher who recently completed his PhD in English Literature at Columbia University. He researches critical approach... es to historical reparations, anti-colonialism and human rights. He has contributed to The Guardian, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera US and many other publications. He worked for five years as senior editor of Africa is a Country.
The racist abuse suffered by Raheem Sterling on Saturday can not be blamed solely on Britain’s ‘white working class’.
Scotland should take responsibility for the major and highly lucrative role it played in the transatlantic slave trade.