Her ancestors enslaved mine. Now we’re friends


Phoebe Kilby found her ancestors have been slave-owners and he or she wished to pay reparations.

By way of an organisation referred to as Coming To The Desk, she discovered her linked descendant Betty Kilby, and requested if they may meet.

This video is a part of Crossing Divides, a BBC season bringing folks collectively in a fragmented world. For extra tales go to bbc.com/crossingdivides

Video by Hannah Lengthy-Higgins

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