Berlin street to change name following anti-racism protests
30 August 2020 | 11:21 am
Berlin's "Moor Street" is set to change its name to "Anton-Wilhelm-Amo-Strasse" to honor Germany's first black scholar. Anti-racism initiatives and activists have welcomed the proposal.
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