Black and British: A Forgotten History

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The Homecoming

Series 1 - Episode 4 The Homecoming

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Summary

Historian David Olusoga's exploration of the enduring relationship between Britain and people whose origins lie in Africa concludes. This time, he profiles the three African kings who took a stand against the machinations of an empire, along with a crooner whose voice was considered `irresistible'. He also investigates a history of race riots in Liverpool, and outlines how the sense of a `black British' identity has shaped, and been shaped by, various forces throughout the span of the 20th century. Last in the series.

Cast & Crew

Presenter David Olusoga
Director James Van der Pool
Executive Producer Chris Granlund
Series Producer James Van der Pool
Writer David Olusoga
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