Let’s all celebrate Anna Rothery’s appointment as Lord Mayor

Let’s all celebrate Anna Rothery’s appointment as Lord Mayor

Our brothers and sisters of African heritage have been marginalised in Liverpool and this marks a historic turning point

SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS to Anna Rothery, who recently became the first black Lord Mayor of Liverpool.

I am extremely delighted about it, so I can only imagine how ecstatic the ancestors are. I imagine their spirits are dancing with joy.

After all, many of them were brought to the city in chains to be taken across the ocean as human cargo in the inglorious ‘triangular trade’.

Moreover, they built the city by the sweat of their brows in the so-called ‘New World’ without a pay day.

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