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.
Hour Two – 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.
The series premiere of “Women of the Movement” airs THURSDAY, JAN. 6 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on ABC. See the trailer and more pics inside….
GLYNN TURMAN, TONYA PINKINS, CEDRIC JOE, ADRIENNE WARREN, RAY FISHER
(Pics by ABC/Matthew Sayles)