‘The Book of Negroes’ Illuminates a Journey to Freedom

(This article was published by the NBCBLK vertical of NBCNews.com on Feb. 13, 2015. It is a rewrite of a Columbia School of Journalism class assignment.)  (Aunjanue Ellis as main character Aminata Diallo in the BET miniseries “The Book of Negroes”. Photo: Conquering Lion Pictures, Out of Africa Pictures via BET) Aminata Diallo was only 12-years-old, when she […]