Black Lives Matter: ‘I refuse to let a slaver take my name away’

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When the statue of Edward Colston was pulled down in Bristol through the UK’s Black Lives Matter protests, it had particular resonance for one man hundreds of miles away.

Black American actor and playwright Lee Edward Colston now needs to seek out out whether or not he shares greater than a reputation with the seventeenth century slaver.

He informed the BBC’s Laura Foster why he refuses to let his household title be tainted by the barbaric practices of the previous.

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