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From slavery to Windrush: My family's story

The BBC's Amanda Kirton journeys from Britain to Jamaica and uncovers not only her family's hidden past but the dark history of the two islands.

She discovers why the Windrush scandal was about more than the politics of immigration.

June 2020: To mark this year's Windrush Day, on 22 June, we have retrieved this video from our archives.

This video contains language some viewers may find offensive.

Report by Amanda Kirton and Charlotte Pamment.