Freedom Song on BET Jan. 19th

To pass the long morning, young women clap and sing along to a freedom song between speeches at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington DC, August 28, 1963. (Photo by Express Newspapers/L360/Getty Images)

Freedom Song on BET Jan. 19th

Danny Glover stars in this film about the fight for voting rights in 1960's Mississippi.

Published January 13, 2014

(Photo: Turner Films Inc.)

Based on true events from the Civil Rights movement, Danny Glover stars as Will Walker - a man broken down by the Mississippi justice system of the 1960s. Will's son, Owen Walker (played by Vicellous Reon Shannon) witnesses his father's apprehension but failed actions to this system. Owen soon finds himself at the forefront of the movement to help African-Americans in his community register to vote.

Will Owen be able to help his community gain a voice?

Watch Freedom Song on Sunday, January 19th at 9P/8C. Only on BET.

Written by Naiquan Greene


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