Women of the Movement
Season 1

s01e01 / Hour 1

7th Jan '22 - 1:00am
Hour 1

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.

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s01e02 / Hour 2

7th Jan '22 - 2:00am
Hour 2

After receiving the call that her son was kidnapped by white men in Mississippi, Mamie rallies her community in Chicago to bring Emmett home. As a result, Mamie is thrust into the spotlight while facing unimaginable tragedy.

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s01e03 / Let the People See

14th Jan '22 - 1:00am
Let the People See

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.

149 have watched this episode

s01e04 / Manhunt

14th Jan '22 - 2:00am
Manhunt

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

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s01e05 / Mothers and Sons

21st Jan '22 - 1:00am
Mothers and Sons

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

148 have watched this episode

s01e06 / The Last Word

21st Jan '22 - 2:00am
The Last Word

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

147 have watched this episode
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