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TV Review: "The Book of Negroes"

Synopsis (BET/CBC): ‘The Book of Negroes’ depicts the extraordinary life journey of Aminata Diallo – an indomitable African woman who cuts a swath through a world that is pre-disposed to underestimate her. 879 more words

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REVIEW: BET's "The Book of Negroes" Miniseries is a Compelling Look at a Slave's Journey

As a handsome period miniseries, “The Book of Negroes,” which premieres tonight on BET and continues through Wednesday, is a first for a network whose original offerings have often seemed something less than ambitious. 673 more words

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EXCLUSIVE: Lyriq Bent on BET's Book of Negroes and the Importance of Portraying of Black Love

Lyric Bent stars alongside Aunjanue Ellis in BET’s groundbreaking new mini series series based on the award-winning novel, Someone Knows My Name, by Canadian author Lawrence Hill. 1,139 more words

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BET presents new female centred slave narrative Book of Negroes feat. Lyriq Bent

In two weeks time on Feb 16, BET will premiere their latest series, the Book of Negroes, an adaptation of a real life slave narrative, dramatised in Lawrence Hill’s award-winning… 604 more words

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12 Monkeys S01 E03: Cassandra Complex

Every show needs a hero and a villain. We’ve met Pallid Man on last week’s episode of “12 Monkeys” and, he’s a dangerous flower loving killer, but he’s only one part of the mystery. 953 more words

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{Between The Lines} 'The Book of Negroes' Gets February Release + Video

Based on the award-winning novel by Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes tells the story of Aminata Diallo after her capture and the pain she endured as part of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. 29 more words

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New Poster for Syfy's 12 Monkeys

We’ve got a new poster for Syfy’s 12 Monkeys series today and guys, I’m actually looking forward to this. I didn’t think I’d be interested. The film is one of my favorites and taking it to TV seemed like a bad idea. 119 more words

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