Black & British: A Forgotten History

Historian David Olusoga explores the enduring relationship between Britain and people whose origins lie in Africa. From the African trumpeter in the Tudor Courts to Queen Victoria's African God daughter, it's a history that has almost been forgotten. In this series, David puts the record straight, while at the same time erecting 20 plaques across Britain, Africa and the Caribbean, commemorating significant people and events.

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The Homecoming

Episode 1x04; Nov 30, 2016

Historian David Olusoga concludes his series with the three African kings who stood up to Empire, an irresistible crooner, race riots in Liverpool and the shaping of black British identity in the 20th century.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: The HomecomingNov 30, 2016
1x03: Moral MissionNov 23, 2016
1x02: FreedomNov 16, 2016
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