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The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who is forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
Brenda grew up with some incredible hardships. She had a prostitute for a mother and a pimp for a 'father.' Now, Brenda is a single mom struggling to raise her family in Chicago. When she receives a letter inviting her to attend her father's funeral in Georgia, she's not sure how to feel. Growing up, Brenda never knew the man and hadn't interacted with that part of her family. But when she loses her job, she decides that now's the time to shake things...
Medgar Evers was a former insurance salesman turned field secretary for the NAACP, and who was instrumental in organizing boycotts against discriminating southern white merchants and the desegregation of the University of Mississippi.