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BFBS Radio Factual brings you discussion and analysis on stories affecting the British Forces

30/10/2020

As part of Black History Month Akylah Rodriguez talks to serving soldiers about their experiences. It’s quite a personal exploration. Akylah’s parents, who are from Jamaica, both joined the army in the 1970s.

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