ScotlandsFest: Slavery and Scotland, Our Hidden History – Kate Phillips

Spoken Word (historical, talk)

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Admit it, Jamaica made Scotland wealthy. Author of Bought and Sold, Kate Phillips tells the real story of Scotland and slavery – ‘No human being should be ‘bought and sold… [a] powerful book' (Sir Geoff Palmer). Traders who bought and sold slaves, banks that lent funds, generations of landed families who controlled plantations. Our newspapers and parliamentarians denied Black rights, planters organised and fought Black resistance. Jamaicans won freedom but white propaganda rewrote history.

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