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Scotland's Trade Minister calls for 'George Floyd Street', Glasgow slave names to be changed (www.glasgowtimes.co.uk)

Buchanan Street Glasgow

he Black Lives Matter campaign and the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota in the USA has highlighted institutional racism once again and brought historical issues like slavery, and how those who were active participants and exploiters of it are still celebrated today, back into focus.

Ivan McKee, Glasgow Provan MSP and Scottish Government minister for Trade says Glasgow can and should make a statement.

Mr McKee suggested Glasgow could rename a street for George Floyd.

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