Racism: A History

“Racism: A History” is a three-part British documentary series originally broadcast on BBC Four in March 2007.

It was part of the season of programs broadcast on the BBC marking the 200th anniversary of the Slave Trade Act 1807, a landmark piece of legislation which abolished the slave trade in the British Empire. The series explores the impact of racism on a global scale and chronicles the shifts in the perception of race and the history of racism in Europe, the Americas, Australia and Asia.