Heirs of Enslavement

5.0/5

Critic Rating

This is the story of how two Heirs of Enslavement - Clive Lewis MP, a descendent of the enslaved, and Laura Trevelyan, of the enslaver - can come together to right the wrongs of the past.In this six-part series, Clive and Laura will travel to Grenada, Barbados, and back to London to delve into their shared history. They’ll be asking what people across the Caribbean and beyond want, how to find a way forward, and whether true reparatory justice can be achieved. New episode every Friday. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Mimi Jones • Pod Bible Nov 20, 2023

"...the open dialogue in Heirs of Enslavement demonstrates why we must reckon with slavery’s enduring impact. Within only the first episode, this show gives us such a diverse range of experiences within Grenada’s history....stories of the real impact slavery had. Confronting that truth may be the only way to mend its persisting wounds. "

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Score: 5

Laviea Thomas • Pod Bible Nov 20, 2023

"It’s a burningly honest and surreal conversation...For Black people tuning in, especially those of West Indian descent, Clive’s perspective is an open book that allows you to feel like your voices have been heard. A brilliant and insightful first episode, to say the least."

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Score: 5

Rachel Cunliffe • New Statesman Nov 18, 2023

"Heirs of Enslavement is provocative. But it’s also a thoughtful, nuanced look at a highly polarising subject. It’s not just countries like Grenada that need this conversation, he [Lewis] argues. Britain does too. …"

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