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Prince Among Slaves
Documentary
 
1788. The slave ship 'Africa' set sail from Gambia, West Africa, its berth laden with a profitable but highly perishable cargo-hundreds of men, women and children bound in chains--headed to American shores. Six months later, a handful of survivors would find themselves for sale in Natchez, Mississippi. One of them, a 26-year-old man named Abdul Rahman Ibrahima would make a most remarkable claim to Thomas Foster, the tobacco farmer who purchased him at auction: As an African prince, highly educated and heir to a kingdom, his father would gladly pay gold for his return. Rated No Rating .
 
Cast: Mos Def, Marcus Mitchell, Dawn Ursula, Theodore M. Snead
Produced by: Andrea Kalin
Directed by: Bill Duke
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