Glasgow launches detailed study of its historical links with transatlantic slavery

Bravo! ~ Vida THIRTY years ago, Glasgow gave the name “Merchant City” to a historic quarter of the city centre. Few eyebrows were raised at the time but, as Susan Aitken, the present leader of Glasgow City Council, said this week, such a move would today be “unthinkable”, for Merchant City, a popular residential, shopping and leisure area, has streets named after merchants – tobacco … Continue reading Glasgow launches detailed study of its historical links with transatlantic slavery