A look at CBC TV’s highly-anticipated adaptation of The Book of Negroes, based on Lawrence Hill’s award-winning novel. The six-part miniseries tells the epic journey of an African woman named Aminata Diallo, who is kidnapped as a child and sold into slavery in the southern U.S. The star-studded cast includes Oscar winners Louis Gossett Jr. and Cuba Gooding Jr., Aunjanue Ellis (The Help), Lyriq Bent (Rookie Blue), Jane Alexander (The Cider House Rules), Ben Chaplin (Dorian Gray) and Allan Hawco (Republic of Doyle).
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