George Floyd protests force Britain to reckon with its role in slavery, leading some companies to pay reparations

On Thursday, two venerable brand name British companies, insurance exchange Lloyd’s of London and the brewer Greene King, announced that they would make reparation payments for the historic role the firms played in slavery. The Royal Bank of Scotland, one of the country’s biggest retail banks, which had several slave-holding directors, told the newspaper The Daily Telegraph, that is considering…
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