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Author: Akua Gyamfi

TBB Talks to … Tamara Lawrance, star of BBC’s The Long Song

I’m not tired of slavery stories at all actually. A plethora of perspectives can be explored within any one period of history, and The Long Song, in my opinion, is a heroic tale, told from the mouth of the hero. Also, it’s fictional. But I love that it’s sparking conversation about British Colonial culpability because in this country, as opposed to The States, the little we learn about slavery is sanitised, and abolition is whitewashed.

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