Movie: Betty & Coretta
In honor of Black History Month, we're showing this 2013 Lifetime movie about
Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Betty Shabazz,
wife of Malcolm X. After their husbands' tragic assassinations, they
developed a unique, three-decade-long friendship while remaining active in
the Civil Rights Movement and supporting their families as single mothers.
Through their strength and dignity, they became role models for millions of
Mary J. Blige as Dr. Betty Shabazz and Angela Bassett as Coretta Scott King
give strong performances. 90 minutes. BEING SHOWN at 10AM, 2PM & 7PM on
Monday, February 24th.
The New Providence Memorial Library is located at 377 Elkwood Ave., New
Providence, NJ 07974. www.newprovidencelibrary.org