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Now on Hulu. Watch: A Love Story Between Two Slaves. ‘The Book of Negroes’
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Now on Hulu. Watch: A Love Story Between Two Slaves. ‘The Book of Negroes’

    “I wrote names in the book of negroes recording how people had got their freedom.” Based on the 2007 award-winning novel from Canadian writer Lawrence Hill, ‘The Book of Negroes‘ tells the dramatic story of Aminata Diallo,  a 19th century slave and the pain she endured as part of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade….

Trailer: Thomas K. Phillips Slavery to Freedom ‘The North Star’ with Clifton Powell, Keith David & More
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Trailer: Thomas K. Phillips Slavery to Freedom ‘The North Star’ with Clifton Powell, Keith David & More

    “I believe the Lord put me here for a reason and I must use all my time and energy for the cause of freedom.” A perilous journey to freedom based on a true story ‘The North Star’ is the story of Benjamin “Big Ben” Jones (Jeremiah Trotter) and Moses Hopkins (Thomas C. Bartley…

Clip: Michael Almereyda’s Psychological Blind Obedience Electric Shock Drama ‘Experimenter’
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Clip: Michael Almereyda’s Psychological Blind Obedience Electric Shock Drama ‘Experimenter’

    “Incorrect, 165 volts strong shock. He says he doesn’t want to go on.” “Please continue.” Michael Almereyda’s ‘Experimenter’ is based on the true story of famed Yale University social psychologist Stanley Milgram, who in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey by using electric shock….

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Before Denzel, It Was Billy Dee. [Watch] TV One’s Unsung Hollywood ‘Billy Dee Williams’ Sneak Peek

    TV One’s Unsung Hollywood series celebrates the lives and careers of beloved talented, influential black celebrities who despite great talent, popularity and acclaim, have never had their real life stories unfold…until now. “Women literally fainted wherever I went, people wanted me to touch their babies.” On Wednesday, August 12, 2015 the series highlights…

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