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Lifetime Celebrates Black History Month
“Betty & Coretta” starring Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige, tells the dual stories of Coretta Scott King and Dr. Betty Shabazz, wives of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, as they create a lifelong bond while inheriting the mantle of the civil rights movement after their husbands' tragic assassinations.

Dr. Betty Shabazz’s daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, reveals how her mother triumphed in the face of adversity with the help of other leading ladies of the civil rights movement. Read more about Dr. Betty Shabazz's life now.

In Lifetime's contemporary version of the beloved stage play and 1989 film, Steel Magnolias chronicles the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana; supporting each other through their triumphs and tragedies and learning to cope together when touched by diabetes. Diabetes affects the lives of 25.8 million people in the United States, roughly 8.3% of the population. To raise awareness and provide families with support, the following organizations work to help those touched by diabetes.

ABDUCTED: The Carlina White Story is based on a remarkable true story of the kidnapping of Carlina White, who was abducted as an infant by Ann Pettway from a New York hospital, solved her own kidnapping and reunited with her biological parents 23 years later.

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children serves as the nation’s leading resource on the issues of missing and sexually exploited children. For online safety resources and information or call 1-800-THE-LOST.
“Of Two Minds” takes viewers on an emotional journey as they are given an intimate look at a family’s struggle to cope with a loved one suffering from schizophrenia and the challenges that threaten to tear them apart.

Mental illness impacts the lives of at least one in four adults and one in 10 children, roughly 60 million Americans. To raise awareness and provide families with resources for support, Lifetime reached out the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

For more information on mental illness, visit the NAMI, dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
"The Pregnancy Project" is an original movie based on the true story of Gaby Rodriguez, a high school student who pretended to be pregnant in an effort to explore the sometimes biased treatment of pregnant teens.

In partnership with The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, Lifetime will provide discussion guides for parents and teens.

Get the facts about teen pregnancy and visit the resource page online.

Lifetime’s Original Movie "Five" is an anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people’s lives.

Inspired by a true story, "Girl Fight" recounts the harrowing story of a 16-year-old, stellar high school student whose life spirals downward when her former friends upload onto the Internet a shocking video of them beating her up.

"The Craigslist Killer" is an original movie based on the true story of the shocking double life led by Philip Markoff accused of killing a New York masseuse he found through classified ads on the popular website. In partnership with WiredSafety, Lifetime encourages internet safety to avoid dangerous situations.
  • Dating websites are a popular way for singles to find each other, but there are risks involved. Find out how to safely meet someone online and avoid dangerous situations.
  • Take charge of your safety when shopping, selling, and meeting with people you found online. Get valuable Internet safety tips from the experts at WiredSafety.
Inspired by the best-selling nonfiction book by Dr. Mary Pipher, "Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls," the film follows the story of two mothers who find themselves faced with the difficulties of raising their teen daughters — one struggling with dating abuse and the other acting out with rebellious behaviors.
In partnership with nonprofit organizations Break the Cycle and Loveisrespect.org, the Lifetime Original Movie "Reviving Ophelia" has inspired a national dialogue about the prevention of teen dating violence and harassment. Check out these helpful resources:

Lifetime Television took on the issue of America’s rise in teen pregnancies with the Original Movie "The Pregnancy Pact." Inspired by a true story, the film explores the costs of teen pregnancy set against the backdrop of the infamous alleged 2008 "pregnancy pact" in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

To raise awareness and provide educational tools for prevention, Lifetime partnered with The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy to provide free educational resources for both parents and teens. The custom Parent Discussion Guide and a separate Teen Discussion Guide to the film, encourage open and honest dialogues between teens and the adults in their lives — a simple strategy that is proven to impact teen pregnancy.

Watch Camryn Manheim's exclusive Pregnancy Pact PSA encouraging open dialogue with teens about sex and pregnancy.