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Grenada: Confronting the Past

2022
Grenada: Confronting the Past
0| 0h25m| PG| en| History, Documentary
Storyline

In the eighteenth century, the family of BBC World News anchor and correspondent, Laura Trevelyan, were absentee slave owners on the island of Grenada, profiting for years from the sale of sugar harvested from five different sugar cane plantations. When slavery was abolished in 1834, the UK government paid compensation to slave owners, but the enslaved received nothing. In the wake of the racial reckoning in America following the death of George Floyd, Grenada's national commission on reparations for slavery has begun to meet and debate what reparations means. In this film, Laura she travels to Grenada to try and learn more about the legacy of slavery on Grenada and her family's involvement in the slave trade.

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Starring

Laura Trevelyan

Producted By

BBC World News

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Laura Trevelyan as Self - Host