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Plaque Explaining Liverpool’s Slave Trade Links Is First of 10 to Be Installed

A bronze plaque on William Brown Street, near the city's Central Library and World Museum.

A bronze plaque on William Brown Street, near the city's Central Library and World Museum.

Photographer: Peter Byrne/PA Images/Getty Images 

A plaque acknowledging Liverpool's links to slavery has been installed on a street named after a slave owner.

The sign on William Brown Street, near the city's Central Library and World Museum, is the first in a series of 10 which will be placed around Liverpool.