Interest: slavery

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 22, 2020
No Link Between Penny Lane and Slave Trader James Penny, Announces International Slavery Museum After ‘Comprehensive Research’

Last week, international debate was sparked by the suggestion that Penny Lane, the Liverpool landmark made famous by the classic Beatles song, was named after 18th century slave merchant James...

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 11, 2020
Country Trio Lady Antebellum Changing Name to ‘Lady A’ Due to Slavery Connotations: ‘We Are Deeply Sorry’

Nashville-based country music trio Lady Antebellum announced on Thursday that it was officially changing its name to Lady A. The decision comes after some deep reflection regarding the ties of...