Tagged: Oxford University

Cecil Rhodes, the man at the centre of the controversy. (Photo: Wall Street Journal)

Rhodes Must Stand

The campaign to remove Cecil Rhodes’ statue from Oriel College, Oxford is a hollow display of moral vanity. It must stay. I was extremely disheartened last week upon reading that over a third of...

Protesters at Oxford University have pushed for the removal of Rhodes, who is seen as a symbol of colonialism. (Photo: Cherwell)

The Rhode to Racial Justice

The “Rhodes Must Fall” movement is driven by the desire to change Oxford’s attitude to race.  In a university where privilege still has a part to play, the statue of Cecil Rhodes needs to...

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