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The Conversation: School curriculum continues to whitewash Britain’s imperial past
29 Jan 2016 - 09:15
"The Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford campaign has drawn attention to the way Britain continues to live with the legacies of its empire - and the failure to confront the history of its imperial exploits.
Media attention on the campaign has focused primarily on a group of students' attempt to remove a statue of the British imperialist Cecil John Rhodes. But a key component of the campaign is a quest to de-colonise Oxford's curriculum by making it less eurocentric and by including more works by people of colour and women."