The People V. The KlanSeason 1
Beulah Mae Donald was a Black mother in Alabama who took down the Ku Klux Klan after the brutal 1981 murder and lynching of her son Michael. She refused to back down until the killers and the hateful organization they belonged to were brought to justice.
- 1. The LynchingAugust 18, 202242minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishBlack teenager Michael Donald is found lynched in Mobile, Alabama in 1981, and local authorities fail to apprehend the killers. Donald's mother and Black activists fight for an investigation into the local Klan chapter, which they believe is responsible.
- 2. Justice for MichaelAugust 18, 202242minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAfter Beulah Mae Donald's activism and widespread community pressure re-energizes her son's case, federal and local investigators race to find Mobile's Klan chapter and apprehend Michael Donald's murderers.
- 3. Hate on TrialAugust 18, 202242minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen the Mobile district attorney charged suspect Henry Hays with capital murder for Michael Donald's death, the Donald family found their lives at risk.
- 4. It Takes a MotherAugust 18, 202242minTV-MASubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishBeulah Mae Donald and attorney Michael Figures join forces with Morris Dees and the Southern Poverty Law Center to wage a multi-million-dollar civil suit against the United Klans of America, taking on what they believe will be an extremely difficult task.
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