Benin city restores monuments from the slave trade era As anti-racism protests in the US and Europe grew, so did demands for the removal of statues linked to slavery – a city in West Africa is going the other way. so did demands for the removal of statues linked to slavery. Protesters toppled and vandalized some, others were removed by local leaders. Read Also: Protesters Draw Up A “ hit list” Of 60 Statues To Be Removed. But a coastal city in Benin in West Africa is going the other way – restoring monuments from the slave trade era. It is part of a billion-dollar development project aimed at promoting tourism and confronting its role in the slave trade. http://nationalsportslink.com.ng Benin citymonuments 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappEmail Related Posts The River Niger In Nupe History – by Ndagi Abdullahi Angelo Soliman: The Nupe man Who Founded Freemasonry – by Ndagi Abdullahi Brazil Is Nupe: How the People of Brazil Originated from Nupe –... Ixlilton: The Gods Were Black – by Ndagi Abdullahi Masataka Kai Kamata: The Prehistoric Religion of Chemistry – by Ndagi Abdullahi Master Tom’s Empire: Afrocentrism the New World Manifesto – by Ndagi Abdullahi Nigeria Is Not A Failed State – by Ndagi Abdullahi Pan-Africanism – by Ndagi Abdullahi Return of the Hominids Safa: The High Orality of the Ancients – by Ndagi Abdullahi Leave a Comment Cancel Reply * By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website.