They're teaching this bs in schools and colleges too. History has been weaponised to meet a political agenda.
Fk it, I know this cos I've just had to teach it. It's difficult to cover from a neutral perspective. I tried to ensure that the kids walked out knowing the following:
Slavery has always existed.
White people were slaves too.
Britain shipped more slaves than any other country in modern history but we bought them from black Africans.
Britain abolished slavery and we are the only country every to do so on a global scale.
Sometimes being free is worse than being a slave - you're free to starve.
Pulling down statues is generally bad, there's a black guy on Nelson's column.
That's not a black guy on Nelson's column, it's Winnie