Malcom X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are two of the most known and important figures of Black History. After the two leaders were murdered and even before that, their wives supported all of their movements and stood by their husbands through everything. Although Dr. Betty Shabazz and Coretta Scott King are well known publicly, we don’t really see much about their personal lives and struggles of raising their children as widows. Lifetime Network has announced that they will be airing a TV movie, Betty & Coretta, on February 2nd at 8pm. Angela Bassett will be playing the role of Dr. Shabazz while Mary J. Blige will be starring as Mrs. King. The film will be focused on Betty and Coretta’s work following their husbands’ death. Mary J. Blige and her husband, Kendu Isaacs, take on the role of exectutive producer while Shem Bitterman directs the film. The role of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr will be played by Malik Yoba and Lindsay Owen Pierre will portray Malcom X. Check out the trailer for Betty & Coretta below.