Following the Civil War, former slave Mariah Reddick has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee, but when her ambitious, politically-minded grown son, Theopolis, is murdered, Mariah finds her world once morebreaking apart.
Blade: Tommy Blade is on the trail of a brutal serial killer with political connections. Go tell it on the mountain: Follows the difficult passage to manhood of the son of an angry storefront preacher and a stoically courageous mother amid the family's troubled past from the Deep South to Depression-era Harlem. Taking back our town: A mother fights back against a petrochemical plant that releases cancer-causing agents into the environment. Ripple effect: A man sets out to right an old wrong. Endgame: Nelson Mandela is in jail and South Africa needs outside help to end apartheid. The Execution of Raymond Graham: lifetime criminal Raymond Graham has gotten comfortable after sentencing delays but now faces lethal injection in just a few days.
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