Women of the Movement (2022)

Women of the Movement (2022)

An anthology series that chronicles the civil rights movement as told by the women behind it.

Cast: Adrienne Warren, Cedric Joe, Carter Jenkins, Ray Fisher, Chris Coy, Miles Fowler, Daniel Abeles, Gary Basaraba, Vivian Fleming-Alvarez, Dan Byrd, Kevin Cutts, Timothy Hutton, Erica Rowell Green, Jason Gaines, Ted Welch, Jason Turner, Chip Lane, Jason Horgan

06Season 1

The Last Word

January 20, 2022

After the verdict is reached and the story becomes international news, a movement begins – and Mamie Till-Mobley fights to defend Emmett's legacy.

05Season 1

Mothers and Sons

January 20, 2022

The two mothers at the center of the Emmett Till murder, Carolyn Bryant and Mamie Till-Mobley, testify about his character in front of a packed courtroom.

04Season 1


January 13, 2022

A historic trial begins, and on the eve of her testimony, Mamie must face the three people responsible for her son’s murder, while also facing some ugly truths in the Jim Crow South.

03Season 1

Let the People See

January 13, 2022

After her son’s body is recovered in Mississippi, Mamie insists on having a public wake with an open casket to ensure that he did not die in vain. The case becomes national news, which puts pressure on Mississippi officials to do the unthinkable—go to trial.

02Season 1

Only Skin

January 6, 2022

Mamie sends her 14 years old son Emmett Till for a holiday trip to Mississippi and she faces her worst nightmare when her son goes missing.

01Season 1

Mother and Son

January 6, 2022

Mamie Till Mobley, a young mother living a simple life in Chicago, begrudgingly lets her adventurous 14-year-old son, Emmett, go on vacation with his great uncle and cousins to Mississippi. Days after his arrival, tragedy strikes and Mamie is faced with a mother’s worst nightmare when her son goes missing.