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Black Lives Matter protester statue that secretly replaced Edward Colston removed by Bristol Council | UK News



The statue of a Black Lives Matter protester has been taken down after it was secretly installed to replace the monument of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol.

The statue of BLM activist Jen Reid was removed by council workers in the early hours of Thursday.

A Bristol City Council spokeswoman said: “This morning we removed the sculpture. It will be held at our museum for the artist to collect or donate to our collection.”

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