My ancestors were both slaves and slave owners


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Malik Al Nasir was casually watching a TV documentary when a face jumped out at him – it was a photograph of the black Victorian football star Andrew Watson. He was stunned at the close resemblance between them and he was determined to find out how they were connected. Little did he know that that journey would lead him from Liverpool to Guyana to discover how his family history was inextricably connected with the international slave trade. Presenter: Emily Webb Producer: Wahiba Ahmed Picture: Malik Al Nasir at the airport in Guyana in 2008 Credit: Abdul Malik Al Nasir

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