Type
Scripted
Premiered
May. 30, 2016
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
120 min.
Country
USA
Network
History Channel TV Network

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Roots (2016)

Roots is an historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy despite hardship.

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Roots (2016) Season 1 (2016)

1x01 1 1x01 Part 1
In 1750 in the river region of The Gambia in West Africa, Omoro Kinte and his wife, Binta, have their first child, a son named Kunta. Kunta is trained in Mandinka customs and is a ...
May. 30, 2016
1x02 1 1x02 Part 2
In 1775, Kunta is working on the Waller farm when he meets English Redcoats encouraging slaves to run away and join the English army. The slaves are promised freedom if they fight ...
May. 31, 2016
1x03 1 1x03 Part 3
As George grows to manhood, he exhibits traits of both parents. Like Tom Lea, he loves cockfighting and carousing; an accomplished trainer of gamecocks, he earns the nickname "Chicken ...
Jun. 01, 2016
1x04 1 1x04 Part 4
After more than 20 years in England, Chicken George is given his freedom and he returns to the Lea farm. In his absence, his family was sold off to North Carolina, where he tracks ...
Jun. 02, 2016
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