Oxford college to launch scholarship in attempt to address slavery legacy

Oxford college to launch scholarship in attempt to address slavery legacy
 

Oxford’s All Souls College is attempting to redress the bitter legacy of slavery that for hundreds of years has helped it maintain its position as one of Britain’s richest and most prestigious academic institutions.
Following long internal debate, the college’s fellows have agreed to launch an annual scholarship scheme, funding graduates from Caribbean countries to study at Oxford, alongside a five-year grant for a higher education college in Barbados.
All Souls is understood to be considering further action to commemorate the suffering of slaves who unwillingly contributed to the college’s... read more

 
23 May 2018 in Learning, Views: 70
Source: Guardian
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