(Bristol, England) – Officials of the English city of Bristol on Thursday removed a statue of a militant Black Lives Matter that has been installed on a pedestal once a monument by slave traders busy 17th century. Artist Marc Quinn created the likeness resin and steel Jen Reid, photographed a protestor to the basic carrier by protesters statue of Edward Colston pulled down and threw it in the port of Bristol on June 7 was built before dawn on Wednesday without the consent of the city council, but 24 hours after it was gone. Bristol City Council said the sculpture “is to collect or in our museum held for artists to donate to our collection.” Colston was a merchant who made a fortune transport enslaved Africans across the Atlantic to America to Bristol-based ships. His money financed schools and nonprofit organizations in Bristol, 120 miles (195 kilometers) southwest of London. The fall of his statue was part of a global deal with racism and slavery triggered by the death of an American black man, George Floyd, for the Minneapolis police hand in May. The city council drew the Colston statue from the port and says it will be placed in a museum, along with posters demonstrating the Blacks living matter. Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees said that the decision will be what replaces it needs the people of Bristol done about that. “This is not about taking a statue of Jen down a very impressive woman,” Rees told the BBC. “It is about taking down a statue of an artist based in London who came and lay down without permission up.” The speed disappointed with the events transpired people who had heard about the new statue and wanted to see it. Activist Deasy Bamford played on the long dispute over the presence of the statue Colston their anger for the new job of espresso quick exit. “It took 35 years and nothing to do 24 hours to do something,” said Bamford. “That says something, but I understand that they play a role so it is hoped that the statue somewhere to go to another iconic place where everyone will see it where there is a suitable plaque that explains exactly why it was established and heard in Bristol. reported “___ Jill Lawless in London.