Richard M. Langworth

Richard M. Langworth is Senior Fellow for the Hillsdale College (Michigan) Churchill Project.

Was Winston Churchill a racist? A look at the evidence

‘Racist’ read the spray-painted epithet on Winston Churchill’s statue in Parliament Square following a climate protest in 2020. This brutal assessment of Britain’s wartime leader wasn’t a one-off: ‘Just because Hitler was a racist does not mean Churchill could not have been one,’ says the Cambridge academic Priyamvada Gopal. In recent years, a movement to ‘tell