Story by Jeremy J. Ford
Written by T. Gordon Stanley & Jeremy J. Ford
In 1981, in Mobile, Alabama, a well-liked college kid,
19-year-old Michael Donald, walked to a corner store
after watching a basketball game with his brothers.
He never returned.
The next morning, his mother, Beulah Mae Donald, a deeply religious housewife, was told that there was a young man hanging from a camphor tree a few streets over.
There she found Michael.
For the next few years, she confronted shoddy police work, obstruction by locals, stonewalling by Jeff Session's U.S. Attorney's office and character assassination of her son.
But she persisted.
She demanded justice.
And she won.