International Slavery Museum, Liverpool, Reaches the Final of The National Lottery Awards





International Slavery Museum is celebrating reaching the finals of The National Lottery Awards 2009.

The museum is the only project in Liverpool and the North West in the Best Heritage Project category and is competing against just two other projects for the chance to win the award, decided by a public vote.

Richard Benjamin, head of the International Slavery Museum said: "To reach the final of The National Lottery Awards is a clear indication of the large amount of public support the International Slavery Museum receives. Our role as a campaigning museum, challenging contemporary issues such as racism and discrimination and working to raise awareness of the blight of contemporary slavery both in the UK and internationally, is clearly one that has a resonance with the public...


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