This page contains resources that look at the language of chattel slavery, empire, and colonialism and how its use in museums and galleries perpetuates structural racism. These resources are starting points for the interrogation of language commonly used within the heritage sector and recognise that language will continue to evolve.
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This resource considers potentially sensitive words used in the museum sector. It begins with a series of articles examining the context of language used within the sector and it ends with a glossary of sensitive terms and suggestions for alternative words.