A statue of Edward Colston, a late 17th century slave trader, being pushed into the river Avon. Photo by Giulia Spadafora/NurPhoto via Getty Images.

A statue of Edward Colston, a late 17th century slave trader, being pushed into the river Avon. Photo by Giulia Spadafora/NurPhoto via Getty Images.

A statue of Edward Colston, a late 17th century slave trader, being pushed into the river Avon. Photo by Giulia Spadafora/NurPhoto via Getty Images.