Episodes: Six (hour)
TV show dates: January 6, 2022 — January 20, 2022
Series status: Cancelled
Performers include: Adrienne Warren, Tonya Pinkins, Cedric Joe, Ray Fisher, Glynn Turman, Chris Coy, Carter Jenkins, and Julia McDermott.
TV show description:
A drama series, the Women of the Movement TV show is based on the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley.
In 1955, Till-Mobley (Warren) risked her life to find justice after her son Emmett (Joe) was brutally murdered in the Jim Crow South. Unwilling to let Emmett’s murder disappear from the headlines, Mamie chose to bear her pain on the world’s stage, emerging as an activist for justice and igniting the Civil Rights movement as we know it today.
Episode #6 — 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.
First aired: January 20, 2022.
What do you think? Do you like the Women of the Movement TV show? Do you think it should have been renewed for a second season, centering on another true story?