Get your DVR's ready, people. As part of their Black History Month programming, tonight PBS will premiere the epic documentary Prince Among Slaves, narrated by Mos Def. Prince Among Slaves tells the harrowing true story of Abdul Rahman Ibrahima Sori, a West African prince and general in his father's army, who was captured as a prisoner of war and sold into slavery in Natchez, Mississippi in 1788.
Mos Def and director of re-enactments Bill Duke can be seen talking about the documentary above.
Prince Among Slaves premieres tonight at 10 PM EST on PBS. Check your local listings for exact times and dates of additional airings.
Prince Among Slaves [Website]