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Confronting my family’s slave-owning past in Grenada

BBC, 23 May 2022
In 1834, after Britain abolished slavery, the government decided to compensate 46,000 slave owners for the loss of their "property".

The Trevelyans were among them, recieving a payout of about £34,000 - the equivalent of about £3m in today's money - for the "loss" of some 1,000 slaves.

Nearly 200 years later, BBC correspondent Laura Trevelyan travelled to Grenada in the Caribbean to uncover her family's grim legacy, and learn more about what the ongoing discussions of reparations mean for the island.

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