Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 19th century.

  1. Clément Virgo


  2. Lawrence Hill


Series Cast

  1. Shailyn Pierre-Dixon

    Shailyn Pierre-Dixon

    6 Episodes

  2. Cara Ricketts

    Cara Ricketts

    6 Episodes

  3. Sandra Caldwell

    Sandra Caldwell

    6 Episodes

  4. Dwain Murphy

    Dwain Murphy

    6 Episodes

  5. Siya Xaba

    Siya Xaba

    6 Episodes

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Last Season

The Book of Negroes


2015 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of The Book of Negroes premiered on January 7, 2015.

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The Book of Negroes
The Book of Negroes



Status Ended


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  • TV-MA


    This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 45m



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