From Andrea Nemetz of the Chronicle Herald:
Actor Lyriq Bent hails â€˜incredible love storyâ€™ 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 Scotiaâ€™s role in Book of Negroes series celebrated
One of Lawrence Hillâ€™s first stops in researching The Book of Negroes was the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Birchtown. â€œIt was probably the size of that table,â€ the best-selling novelist said in an interview in a hotel room before a Halifax screening, hosted by TD, of the TV mini-seriesâ€™ fifth episode set in Nova Scotia. Continue reading.