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Moral Mission

In part three of this groundbreaking series, historian David Olusoga explores the Victorian moral crusade against slavery.

In part three of this groundbreaking series, historian David Olusoga explores the Victorian moral crusade against slavery. He finds out how Queen Victoria came to have a black god-daughter, why the mill workers of Rochdale stood in solidarity with enslaved Africans in the American South, and remembers the victims of a tragedy in Jamaica.

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59 minutes

Audio described

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:19

    Trevor Morris

    Henry Says Goodbye To His Family

  • 00:20

    Alexandra Burke

    Perfect

  • 00:53

    Havoc Brothers

    Cinta Ku Buta 3.0

  • 00:55

    7RAY

    Inspire The Future

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter David Olusoga
Producer Naomi Austin
Director Naomi Austin
Series Producer James Van Der Pool
Executive Producer Chris Granlund

Broadcasts

How do you find hidden stories from Britain's black history?

How do you find hidden stories from Britain's black history?

Rediscovering histories with David Olusoga

Black and British

Black and British

A personalised journey through Black British history

How did slave-owners shape Britain?

How did slave-owners shape Britain?

Presented by David Olusoga

Was the Western Front the most multi-racial place on Earth?

Was the Western Front the most multi-racial place on Earth?

Presented by David Olusoga

What did emancipation mean for Britain's enslaved people?

What did emancipation mean for Britain's enslaved people?

Presented by David Olusoga