From Andrea Nemetz of the Chronicle Herald:
Actor Lyriq Bent hails ‘incredible love story’ in CBC miniseries The Book of Negroes
The Book of Negroes tells the heart-wrenching tale of Aminata Diallo, captured as a child in her African homeland, sold into slavery in South Carolina and her long, hard-fought journey to freedom. But for Lyriq Bent, it is a love story. Continue reading.
From Elissa Barnard of the Chronicle Herald:
Nova Scotia’s role in Book of Negroes series celebrated
One of Lawrence Hill’s first stops in researching The Book of Negroes was the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Birchtown. “It was probably the size of that table,” the best-selling novelist said in an interview in a hotel room before a Halifax screening, hosted by TD, of the TV mini-series’ fifth episode set in Nova Scotia. Continue reading.