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A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, “The Book of Negroes” recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England at the dawn of the 19th century.

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Description

A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, “The Book of Negroes” recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England at the dawn of the 19th century.

    • EPISODE 1

    Episode 1

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

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    • 44 Minutes

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

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Episode 2

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

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    • 44 Minutes

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

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Episode 3

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

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    • 44 Minutes

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

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Episode 4

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

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    • 44 Minutes

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

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Episode 5

    As racial tensions boil in barren and destitute Shelburne, Aminata organizes a final journey back to Africa.

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    • 44 Minutes

    As racial tensions boil in barren and destitute Shelburne, Aminata organizes a final journey back to Africa.

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Episode 6

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

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    • 44 Minutes

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

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 101

    First Look

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

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    • 1 Minute

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

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    • 1 Minute
    • EPISODE 102

    Interview with Aunjanue Ellis

    A behind the scenes interview with actress Aunjanue Ellis who plays Aminata Diallo

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    • 21 Minutes

    A behind the scenes interview with actress Aunjanue Ellis who plays Aminata Diallo

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 103

    Interview with Lyriq Bent

    A behind the scenes interview with Lyriq Bent who plays Chekura Tyano

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    • 13 Minutes

    A behind the scenes interview with Lyriq Bent who plays Chekura Tyano

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    • 13 Minutes
    • EPISODE 104

    Interview with Louis Gossett Jr.

    A behind the scenes interview with Louis Gossett Jr. who plays Daddy Moses

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    • 25 Minutes

    A behind the scenes interview with Louis Gossett Jr. who plays Daddy Moses

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 105

    Interview with Cuba Gooding Jr.

    A behind the scenes interview with Cuba Gooding Jr. who plays Sam Fraunces

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    • 15 Minutes

    A behind the scenes interview with Cuba Gooding Jr. who plays Sam Fraunces

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    • 15 Minutes
    • EPISODE 106

    Lawrence Hill on Set Interview

    Author Lawrence Hill provides some background on the history behind The Book of Negroes and turning his book into a television series

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    • 11 Minutes

    Author Lawrence Hill provides some background on the history behind The Book of Negroes and turning his book into a television series

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    • 11 Minutes
    • EPISODE 107

    Deleted Scenes

    A collection of some great extras scenes from all six episodes that were originally cut from the show in order to hit episode run times.

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    • 30 Minutes

    A collection of some great extras scenes from all six episodes that were originally cut from the show in order to hit episode run times.

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    • 30 Minutes
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