Malachi Kirby on his role in slavery series, Roots

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Malachi Kirby on his role in slavery series, Roots

The remake of the mini-series, Roots, tells the story of Kunta Kinte who is sold as a slave in 18th century Africa and taken to America.

Malachi Kirby, who plays him, spoke to Toby Earle about how the themes explored are still so relevant today.


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