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How True to Life is the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley Series? Women of the Movement, a new ABC series produced by Jay-Z and Will Smith, premieres tonight, but is the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley story accurate? The ABC historical drama Women of the Movement is based on two books that retell Emmett Till’s true story. According to most news outlets, Women of the Movement is based on Devery S Anderson’s book Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement. The opening credits reveal, however, that the series is also based on Mamie…