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The first-ever Black Britons are revealed in Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History

From slavery to settlement, award-winning historian David Olusoga explores the extraordinary relationship between people of African origin and the history of Britain. Watch this as well as many other fascinating travel and history documentaries on BBC Select – a new streaming service on Amazon Prime Video Channels and the Apple TV app.

Just why has black British history been whitewashed? Starting off in third century AD, award-winning historian David Olusoga explores the long relationship between Britain and people of African origins – from African Romans who guarded Hadrian’s Wall to the black trumpeter of the Tudor courts.

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