Slavery Street Plaques
LBHRG have been working in conjunction with Liverpool City Council, National Museums Liverpool and the Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre to identify street names, statues, buildings and monuments that have a direct link to the slave economy. It has been agreed that plaques explaining the origin of each place will be erected. The first tranche of street names to be included are as follows:
Sir Thomas Street
William Brown Street
PROJECT UPDATE APRIL 2022
The first Slavery Street plaque was installed in William Brown Street on 5th April 2022. The ceremony was officiated by Mayor Joanne Anderson, Michelle Charters – CEO of the Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre, Laurence Westgaph – Historian and Nasra Elliott, representing Kim Johnson – MP for Riverside.
The event was reported in the Liverpool Echo – https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-faces-up-links-historic-23599199