Britains's Forgotten Slave Owners

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Slave Owners got £17 billion

Wed 15 July 2015

David Olusoga’s powerful, two part film Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners, on BBC2.

A documentary looking at the abolition of slavery in Britain and the extraordinary choice by the government of the day to compensate slave owners £17 Billion in today’s money. For their loss of ‘property’

 

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