Slavery museum in Liverpool aims to confront painful legacy

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Slavery museum in Liverpool aims to confront painful legacy

A sculpture entitled “Timalle,” by French artist Francois Piquet, which tackles the themes of slavery in the Caribbean, is displayed at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
Visitors at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England, examine a display of a 1920s-era Ku Klux Klan outfit from Port Jervis, N.Y. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
A set of shackles used to hold enslaved Africans in forts and castles along the coast from Tamale, Ghana, are displayed at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
A sculpture of former slave and later abolitionist writer Olaudah Equiano is displayed at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
Visitors at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England, examine a display of a 1920s-era Ku Klux Klan outfit from Port Jervis, N.Y. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
A set of 18th-century leg iron shackles that once held black slaves sits on display at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England. The museum through artifacts from slavery and black history seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.

Slavery museum in Liverpool aims to confront painful legacy

A sculpture entitled “Timalle,” by French artist Francois Piquet, which tackles the themes of slavery in the Caribbean, is displayed at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
Visitors at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England, examine a display of a 1920s-era Ku Klux Klan outfit from Port Jervis, N.Y. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
A set of shackles used to hold enslaved Africans in forts and castles along the coast from Tamale, Ghana, are displayed at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
A sculpture of former slave and later abolitionist writer Olaudah Equiano is displayed at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
Visitors at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England, examine a display of a 1920s-era Ku Klux Klan outfit from Port Jervis, N.Y. The museum seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
A set of 18th-century leg iron shackles that once held black slaves sits on display at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England. The museum through artifacts from slavery and black history seeks to tell the story of the enslavement of people from Africa and how the British city benefited from human bondage.
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