A look at 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World, from the perspective of three different storylines.
After taking a DNA test, Samuel L. Jackson traces his family to the Benga tribe in Gabon. While Simcha Jacobovici and Afua Hirsch research the possible locations of sunken slave ships with the help of 3D mapping and ground-penetrating radar in the six-part documentary series about the transatlantic slave trade.
Episode 1 launches the epic story of the transatlantic slave trade, as told from the ocean floor. Divers from Diving With a Purpose go in search of sunken slave ships. Hollywood icon and human rights activist Samuel L. Jackson goes on a personal journey to meet the tribe of his ancestors for the first time.
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