S. Epatha Merkerson’s directorial debut – Bay State Banner

Film, stage and television actress S. Epatha Merkerson — most famous for her role as Lt. Van Buren on NBC’s Law & Order— has finally stepped behind the camera to executive produce and co-direct a documentary,“The Contradictions of Fair Hope.”

Through powerful personal stories narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, the film explores the development and loss of tradition of one of the last remaining African American benevolent societies, The Fair Hope Benevolent Society (FHBS) in Uniontown, Ala.

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