Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 07, 2015
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
BET TV Network

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Book of Negroes (CA)

Abducted from her village in West Africa, 11-year-old Aminata Diallo is forced into a slave coffle and must endure a horrific ocean crossing. She is brought to a South Carolina plantation where she makes herself useful by using midwifery skills learned at her mother’s side. Soon after Aminata reencounters Chekura, a fellow slave from Africa, they are married in a clandestine ceremony. When their first baby is brutally abducted and sold by Appleby she vows to return one day to her homeland.

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Character Guide | Cast/Crew | Guest Stars
Aminata Dialloplayed by Aunjanue Ellis
played by Aunjanue Ellis
Berthilda Mathiasplayed by Cara Ricketts
played by Cara Ricketts
Chekuraplayed by Lyriq Bent
played by Lyriq Bent
Daddy Mosesplayed by Louis Gossett Jr.
Georgiaplayed by Sandra Caldwell
played by Sandra Caldwell
John Clarksonplayed by Ben Chaplin
played by Ben Chaplin
Maria Witherspoonplayed by Jane Alexander
played by Jane Alexander
Robinson Applebyplayed by Greg Bryk
played by Greg Bryk
Rosa Lindoplayed by Amy Louise Wilson Sam Frauncesplayed by Cuba Gooding Jr.
Solomon Lindoplayed by Allan Hawco
played by Allan Hawco
Young Aminata Dialloplayed by Shailyn Pierre-Dixon


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