28 Dec The Politics of Cecil John Rhodes – how much do we know about him and his legacy

Focus: In response to Oriel College’s decision to remove Rhodes plaque after a fervent campaign against it. Nigel Biggar, a theology professor at the university argues that Rhodes was prejudiced but not racist and that students seeking to remove his statue were no better than him. Cecil John Rhodes was a student at the college in the 1870s and a plaque dedicated to his legacy has been at the college since 1906.
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