July 4th, 1964, the blistering heat in South Carolina, became to much for both Lily and Rosaleen . The pair stopped in a church, and asked to borrow two fans to help with the heat.
No, we can't have everyone borrowing them
Ask him for two fans...
After the church incident three racist towns people torment and threaten, Rosaleen, causing her to spit her snuff at their feet.
Clean it off!
Ever seen one so black?
Just apologize Rosaleen
After the snuff incident, Rosaleen is taken to jail by the sheriff. While in jail, Rosaleen is beaten and tortured by the racist towns people. She is beaten and threatened for an apology.
Meanwhile at home, Lily packs her bags, and plans to follow her late mothers footsteps and travel to Tiburon to find the 'Black Virgin Mary' with Rosaleen in tow.
The jar is open Lily, go through it
After Rosaleen's arrest, she was beaten and sent to the hospital, where Lily conjured a plan, for them to hitch hike to Tiburon.
We have to be quiet...
After arriving in Tiburon, Lily finds the address of August Boatwright, the women in the Black Virgin Mary photograph. They find out she also is the producer of Black Madonna Honey, which is one of the most popular honey's sold.
I can feel my mother here
This child is pulling me around like a women needing saving.