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British museums weigh the cost of repatriating exhibits

Apr 11, 2023
Demands are growing for the return of artifacts looted or otherwise acquired during the period of the British Empire.
Museum-goers walk around the Parthenon Galleries at the British Museum. The "Elgin Marbles" may soon be returned to Greece to settle a dispute over the artifacts.
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Changing the field of philanthropy

With the exception of humanitarian aid, the majority of funding isn't reaching people of color, according to author and philanthropy expert Edgar Villanueva.
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Without the first joint stock company, the U.S. wouldn't exist

May 7, 2018
Someone had to pay for American colonies. Enter the British merchants adventurers.
A fireboat welcomes the Godspeed, a 17th-century replica ship, as it sails past the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor in 2006.
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