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(From Bristol Evening Post)
AS both an Englishman, and Bristolian I find Ms Geraldine B Skidmore's ("Slavery: Rename roads after reformers", Opinion, May 3) desire to rewrite history offensive, and detrimental, to both our civic and national identity!
Ms Skidmore's multicultural "rant" suggested that Whiteladies Road and Blackboy Hill were renamed after the reformers Ram-Mohan-Roy and Mary Carpenter, adding: "Is it not time we ridded ourselves, as a nation, from the dull and bombastic National Anthem and the even more offensive tune of Rule Britannia."
Her comments are insulting to those who have lost their lives protecting us from the "extremists" of far …