On April 7, The Book of Negroes will be available for purchase on DVD..
Originally airing in Canada, the six-part series aired on BET from February 16-18, 2015, and garnered blockbuster ratings. Based on the book of the same name by author Lawrence Hill, the miniseries focuses on the life of Aminata Diallo (Aunjanue Ellis), a woman who was born free in Mali, captured during her childhood and subjected to the horrors of slavery in the US for most of her life. Despite her circumstances, she finds the strength and power to overcome these obstacles with one main objective: to return home.
Whether you are a fan of the series or interested in learning more about the era, The Book of Negroes is a captivating true-to-life experience with endless historical value.