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 history of black Britain.
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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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