In a new series, Jay-Z and Will Smith will help tell the story of Emmett Till's mother as she seeks

Updated: Aug 8, 2019

A new ABC series will tell stories of the civil rights movement through the black women behind it and will start with Mamie Till, who has been fighting for justice since her 14-year-old son's brutal killing more than 60 years ago.

"Women of the Movement" will be executive produced by Jay-Z and Will Smith among others, the network announced.

Emmett Till's barbarous slaying in 1955 jolted the nation and helped to fuel the