Release Date: January 7, 2015 (CA)
External Link: Official WebsiteThe Book of Negroes is a mini-series that follows Aminata Diallo’s (Aunjanue Ellis) journey from her childhood home in West Africa to a South Carolina indigo plantation to Canvas Town, an early Black settlement in lower Manhattan. Aminata draws upon her intelligence and strength of character to help find a way home and reunite with her long-lost daughter. The series is based on the best selling novel of Lawrence Hill with the same title.
Most recent episode: The Book of Negroes Season 1 Episode 6 – Episode 6