Where did the notion of racism come from and how did such an abhorrent idea develop?
This groundbreaking BBC documentary series investigates the notion of ‘race’ and the history of racism throughout the globe.
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How have ideas surrounding racial differences evolved in response to historical events and what effect has racism had on science, culture, society and global events? Leading academics and experts try to understand the political and economic drivers of racism.
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