Actors David Harewood and Hugh Quarshie explore opposite sides of the Atlantic slave trade, which saw an estimated 12 million Africans transported across the ocean and sold into a life of slavery.
In Jamaica, British actor Ray Fearon, who is descended from Maroons - enslaved Africans who escaped and resisted their captors - reads the diaries of planter Thomas Thistlewood.
In Jamaica, British actor Ray Fearon, who is descended from Maroons - enslaved Africans who escaped and resisted their captors - reads the sadistic diaries of planter Thomas Thistlewood, who violently abused enslaved Africans who worked under him.
The murder of George Floyd shook the world and, within weeks, the statue of Britain's most famous slave trader was toppled by Black Lives Matter protestors. Historian Prof David Olusoga returns to the city to see the statue of Edward Colston.
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