Global News Blog Cecil Rhodes statue inspires debate: How did Oxford decide?

Oriel College at Oxford was alarmed by international protest after students asked to remove a statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes, and officials announced Thursday that the historical monument will stay, but with additional context.

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An Oxford college has ended international debate over the fate of its Cecil Rhodes statue by announcing Thursday that the monument to the college's imperialist donor will stay.