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Cambridge University says it will conduct a two year study to investigate how it may have benefited from the Atlantic slave trade during Britain's colonial era , this study will look into financial connections and examined to what extent scholarships might have reinforced racial prejudices between the eighteenth and early twentieth centuries , Cambridge is the latest in the line of western universities to re examine their own histories in recent years in the American south campuses of being hit by arguments service symbols of the confederacy such as statues and flax and what they represent , white oaks that has been said in an argument over whether to renew the statue of the nineteenth century British colonialist at Cambridge to post doctoral researchers from the center of African Studies when examine specific gifts bequests and other historical connections with the slave trade , it's estimated that between ten million and twenty eight million Africans were shipped across the Atlantic between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries , it's not yet clear what action Cambridge will take if it does find out that it's benefited from slavery %HESITATION validated as