[Alexandria, VA] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2008.
Video — 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Prince among slaves
TransAtlantic slave trade
Escape and revelation
Twenty years later
Dr. Cox's offer
Most popular African in America
A dream fulfilled.
In 1788, a slave ship sailed from the Gambia River with hundreds of men, women and children bound in chains. Eight months later, a handful of survivors were sold in Natchez, Mississippi. One of them made an astonishing claim: he was a prince of an African kingdom larger and more developed than the newly formed United States. The true story of an African prince who endured the humiliation of slavery without losing his dignity or hope of freedom.