Betty Shabazz (pictured), the widow of famed civil rights icon Malcolm X, died on this day in 1997 at the age of 61. Her death…


Here’s your first official look – via a two-minute video preview- at Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige in the upcoming Lifetime original movie Betty & Coretta. The tele-film will premiere on Saturday, February 2nd at 8 p.m. EST, and will center on the relationship between Betty Shabazz and Coretta Scott King. Specifically, it will […]


Angela Bassett has been cast Coretta Scott King and Mary J. Blige will star as Betty Shabazz in the upcoming Lifetime original movie “Betty and Coretta,” The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively The telepic, announced as “Parallel Lives” at the May upfronts, tells the dual stories of Coretta Scott King and Dr. Betty Shabazz as […]


Singer turned actress Mary J. Blige will play civil rights leader Malcolm X’s wife in a new TV drama. According to WENN, Blige will co-star as Betty Shabbazz in Parallel Lives, a film about the similarities of the lives of Coretta Scott King and Shabazz, the wives of two of the most prominent figures in […]