Please join BET Networks and the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University for a special screening of The Book of Negroes.
One of the most highly anticipated television productions of 2015 is BET’s epic miniseries The Book of Negroes. Adapted from the acclaimed novel by Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes recounts the resourceful journey of Aminata Diallo, an invincible African slave who secured her freedom during the American Revolution. Brown University is pleased to welcome this universal tale of loss, courage, and eventual triumph with a screening of series highlights and the complete fourth episode.
Following the screening is a Q&A discussion with The Book of Negroes star and Brown alum, Aunjanue Ellis ’92.