Saturday, June 06, 2020

Glasgow Honours

Anti-racism campaigners have placed alternative names underneath Glasgow slave trade street signs. 

Buchanan Street was renamed George Floyd Street in honour of the 46-year-old's killed by police in Minneapolis on May 25, which sparked worldwide protests.

Cochrane Street was changed to Sheku Bayoh Street in honour of the 32-year-old who died in 2015 after being restrained by police in Kirkcaldy.

Glassford Street was renamed Fred Hampton Street.
Wilson Street became Rosa Parks Street
Ingram Street was subbed Harriet Tubman Street.

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