The Courage to Love

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The Courage To Love
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Written by Heather Hale
Toni Ann Johnson
Directed by Kari Skogland
Starring Vanessa Williams
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Producer(s) Vanessa L. Williams
Running time 95 min
Production company(s) Motion International
New Star Television
Release
Original network Lifetime
Original release January 24, 2000

The Courage to Love is a 2000 television history film starring Vanessa L. Williams, who was also the producer. The premiere was held 24 January 2000 on Lifetime. The film also stars Vanessa's children: Jillian Hervey, Melanie Hervey, Devin Hervey, and her brother Chris Williams. Filming began in August 1999 in Toronto, Canada, and was scheduled to last two months.

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Henriette Delille, a free woman of color, was born in 1813 into one of New Orleans' most prominent families. Her family assumed she would follow her mother and sister's path and become a mistress for a wealthy white man. However, Henriette had different plans for her life.

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