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THE BOOK OF NEGROES depicts the extraordinary life journey of Aminata Diallo - an indomitable African woman who cuts a swath through a world that is predisposed to underestimate her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before ultimately securing her freedom in England at the dawn of the 19th century.

CAST: Louis Gossett Jr., (Academy Award, Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy winner), Cuba Gooding Jr. (Academy Award winner) , Allan Hawco (CBC's Republic of Doyle), Aunjanue Ellis and Lyriq Bent. Ben Chaplin will also join the star-studded cast along with Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee and Primetime Emmy Award winner Jane Alexander.

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Description

THE BOOK OF NEGROES depicts the extraordinary life journey of Aminata Diallo - an indomitable African woman who cuts a swath through a world that is predisposed to underestimate her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before ultimately securing her freedom in England at the dawn of the 19th century.

CAST: Louis Gossett Jr., (Academy Award, Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy winner), Cuba Gooding Jr. (Academy Award winner) , Allan Hawco (CBC's Republic of Doyle), Aunjanue Ellis and Lyriq Bent. Ben Chaplin will also join the star-studded cast along with Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee and Primetime Emmy Award winner Jane Alexander.

    • Episode 1

    Part 1 of 6

    Stolen from Africa, eleven-year old Aminata Diallo is enslaved and forced to endure a treacherous journey to America.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes

    Stolen from Africa, eleven-year old Aminata Diallo is enslaved and forced to endure a treacherous journey to America.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Part 2 of 6

    Aminata, forced to deflect the affections of the two men who own her, adjusts to plantation life in the Carolinas.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes

    Aminata, forced to deflect the affections of the two men who own her, adjusts to plantation life in the Carolinas.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Part 3 of 6

    When Revolution breaks out in New York, Aminata seizes her chance and escapes to freedom in the haven of Canvas Town.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes

    When Revolution breaks out in New York, Aminata seizes her chance and escapes to freedom in the haven of Canvas Town.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Part 4 of 6

    After British defeat, Aminata registers Black Loyalists in The Book Of Negroes for an escape to freedom in Nova Scotia.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes

    After British defeat, Aminata registers Black Loyalists in The Book Of Negroes for an escape to freedom in Nova Scotia.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Part 5 of 6

    As racial tensions boil in Nova Scotia, Aminata organizes a final journey back to Africa.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes

    As racial tensions boil in Nova Scotia, Aminata organizes a final journey back to Africa.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Part 6 of 6

    Upon their arrival in Africa, Aminata leaves the Loyalists behind to find her way back to her home village of Bayo.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes

    Upon their arrival in Africa, Aminata leaves the Loyalists behind to find her way back to her home village of Bayo.

    • HD
    • 44 Minutes
    • Episode 101

    Sneak Peek

    A look at the highly-anticipated adaptation of The Book of Negroes, based on Lawrence Hill's award-winning novel.

    • PG
    • HD
    • 56 Seconds

    A look at the highly-anticipated adaptation of The Book of Negroes, based on Lawrence Hill's award-winning novel.

    • PG
    • HD
    • 56 Seconds
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