W. McNair (2021) - Robin Roberts is presenting "Mahalia" based on the life of Mahalia Jackson and airing on the Lifetime Network.
Mahalia was an American Gospel singer, who was born in 1911 and died in 1972. Her life is significant because she overcame incredible odds to achieve worldwide recognition. As a granddaughter of slaves, she rose to great prominence by selling approximately 22 million records and becoming an advocate for civil rights.
Don't miss this historical account of an African American woman, who was a force to be reckoned with.