In the river region of the Gambia in 1750, Omoro Kinte and his wife, Binta, have a son named Kunta. Kunta is kidnapped in 1767 and sold to British slave traders. After he arrives in Annapolis, Maryland, Virginia planter John Waller purchases Kunta.
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Spanish moss is shown hanging from trees on a plantation in Spotsylvania, VA, which is only about 60 miles south of Washington DC. This vegetation is normally seen no further north than southern South Carolina, which is quite a bit further south. See more