Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Since his 1991 debut in John Singleton's groundbreaking Boyz n the Hood, Cuba Gooding Jr. has showcased his talent in more than 50 films.  We've seen him shine in big-hitters like Men of Honor, As Good as It Gets, The Fighting Temptations and most notably, Jerry Maguire, for which he won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.  In 2012, he starred as Major Emmanuel Stance in the historical drama Red Tails.

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Character Profile: Robinson Appleby

When Aminata arrives in South Carolina, she ends up on the Appleby plantation, which is run by a cruel master.

15 Things You Didn't Know About Cuba Gooding Jr.

A look at a few unknown facts about the phenomenal Cuba Gooding Jr.

Character Profile: Samuel Fraunces

Samuel Fraunces plays a crucial role in helping Aminata achieve success in New York.

Character Profile: Solomon Lindo

Solomon Lindo plays a part in helping Aminata liberate herself. Learn more about his character right here.

Character Profile: Daddy Moses

Daddy Moses is the guiding light of "The Book of Negroes" and Aminata's one true savior.

The Book of Negroes Episode 6

Aminata Diallo settles in London, where she finds her daughter and helps to abolish slavery.
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