Episode #1.1 

Upon being called upon to help her troubled granddaughter, a Southern black woman in her 70s looks back on a life filled with joy and heartbreak.

Director:

Peter Werner

Writers:

Alex Haley (book), Carol Schreder | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Cicely Tyson ... Mama Flora
Erika Alexander ... Young Flora
Blair Underwood ... Willie
Queen Latifah ... Diana
Mario Van Peebles ... Luke
Hill Harper ... Don
Wynton Yates Wynton Yates ... Don (Teenager)
Sicily Johnson ... Diana (Teenager) (as Sicily)
Patty Mack Patty Mack ... Pearl (1913-1919)
Michelle Benjamin Cooper Michelle Benjamin Cooper ... Pearl (1932-1942) (as Michelle Benjamin-Cooper)
Novella Nelson ... Pearl (1955-1970)
Wesley Yates Wesley Yates ... Booker Palmer (Age 8)
Preston Wigasi Brant ... Booker Palmer (as Preston Brant)
Lou Myers ... Albie
Elijah Kelley ... Young Willie
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Upon being called upon to help her troubled granddaughter, a Southern black woman in her 70s looks back on a life filled with joy and heartbreak.

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Genres:

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Release Date:

1998 (USA) See more »

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