Roots - S1 Ep1
Based on the 1976 Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Alex Haley, Roots tells the story of Kunta Kinte, a 17-year-old man taken from the Mandinka village of Juffure, Gambia, and sold as a slave to a plantation owner in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. In the river region of The Gambia in 1750, Omoro Kinte and his wife, Binta, give birth to a son, Kunta; Kunta is kidnapped in 1767 and sold to British slave traders; after arriving in Maryland, Virginia planter John Waller purchases Kunta.
Roots was broadcast on NITV at Wednesday 18 March 2020, 16:55.
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