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Emmy Contenders: Join Louis Gossett Jr. of 'Book of Negroes' on Thursday
Emmy Contenders: Join Louis Gossett Jr. of 'Book of Negroes' on Thursday

Lou Gossett Jr. will be stopping by the Los Angeles Times' studio on Thursday at 11 a.m. Pacific time to discuss "The Book of Negroes," BET's ambitious six-part miniseries that follows a West African woman's long search for freedom after she is sold into slavery around the time of the American Revolution. Gossett memorably plays Daddy Moses, a blind Methodist preacher who is introduced in the series' fifth episode and immediately makes a big impression. The character is based on Moses Wilkinson, who established the first Methodist church in Settler Town, Sierra Leone. Reviewing the miniseries in February, L.A. Times television critic Robert Lloyd...

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