UK: Taxpayers' money 'spent decolonising museums' because history written by 'white men'

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'Millions of pounds have been given by Arts Council England to advisory body Museum Development England, according to The Telegraph, with help needed with "equality and inclusion".

Guidance given by Museum Development to attraction bosses is said to show there can be "racist narratives" and "implicit racism" in museums because the history they cover has been mainly written by "white men".

The material was reportedly shared as part of new equity and inclusion training programme for managers.

The guidance says: "History is written by the winners and in Europe and the British Empire, the winners tend to have been white, wealthy, able-bodied men.

"There is a call to 'decolonise' museums to address their implicit racism (and sexism and ableism).'

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