The Secret Lives of Bees Premiere

A young girl comes of age in the civil rights era south.

Posted: 02/06/2013 02:45 PM EST

Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys star in The Secret Lives of Bees, a story about a white teenage girl, Lily, who comes of age in 1964 at the height of the civil rights era in South Carolina.

Lily runs away from home with her African-American caretaker, Rosaleen (Hudson), and takes a journey that brings Lily awareness of how African-Americans live and the history of her own family. Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith executive-produced this moving historical drama. Tune-in Saturday, March 2 at 9P/8C for the BET premiere.

(Photo: Warner Bros)

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