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This object from the International Slavery Museum is the costume of the notorious Ku Klux Klan, a group that believed in white supremacy.
In this film, a group of children visit the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool and talk to the museums' curator, Stephen Carl-Lokko, about the outfit.
If you are interested in this subject or just want to find out more, we have a short article which looks more closely at the history of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
The video introduces students to a number of objects relating to slavery and the Transatlantic trade that developed between Europe and the Americas. Topics mentioned include the treatment of slaves, white supremacy and the legacies of slavery.
The creators of this video, Culture Street, have also provided some Teachers' Notes on the Transatlantic Slave Trade relating it to KS3 History.
Additionally they have created a short video which explains more about the International Slavery Museum.
The film is just under 4 minutes long.
- This object from the International Slavery Museum is the costume of the notorious Ku Klux Klan, a group that believed in white supremacy.