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6 The Abolition of Atlantic Chattel Slavery

Dr Christienna Fryar tells the story of a Jamaican slave rebellion in 1831, and how it contributed to Britain's abolition of slavery. With Kimberly McIntosh of the Runnymede Trust.

In this episode, Phil Tinline asks Dr Christienna Fryar about the slave rebellion in Jamaica in 1831, led by the enslaved Baptist preacher Samuel Sharpe, and how it contributed to Britain's abolition of slavery. And Dr Fryar and Kimberly McIntosh of the Runnymede Trust reflect on the long-term legacy of slavery, and how free black people are in Britain today.

Producer: Phil Tinline

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14 minutes