Archivist highlights Manx participation
The Isle of Man’s links to the transatlantic slave trade in the 18th century have been brought to the fore.
It comes following an anti-racism demonstration in Bristol, where the statue of slaver Edward Colston was torn down by protesters.
Wendy Thirkettle is the archivist at Manx National Heritage – she explained more about the Island’s involvement in the slave trade in this interview with Ewan Gawne:
An exhibition & screening in 2007 revealed the Manx role in slave trade – you can find out more in this article.