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Should Henry Morton Stanley's statue be pulled down?

8 August 2021

11:30 AM

8 August 2021

11:30 AM

Should Stanley fall? Debate is raging over whether a statue of the Victorian explorer Henry Morton Stanley, which was erected in his home town of Denbigh in Wales a few years ago, should be pulled down because of his racist views.

Stanley is, of course, best known for the four words he uttered when he found Dr Livingstone destitute in the middle of Africa.

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