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Let the World See: Say His Name (S1EP3 ABC Thurs 20 Jan 2022)

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Say His Name: The final episode of “Let The World See” follows what Ms. Mamie Till-Mobley and her family did in the face of the acquittal of the men who murdered Emmett Till and how Ms. Mamie Till-Mobley’s actions helped to shape the civil rights movement.

The program examines why, after two FBI re-investigations, Ms. Mamie Till-Mobley and her family’s quest for justice continues and how the questions she raised and the actions she took remain central to the present-day fight for justice.

The episode features interviews with Ms. Mamie Till- Mobley and Emmett Till’s cousins Rev. Wheeler Parker, who was a witness to his abduction, as well as Ms. Thelma Wright and Ms. Ollie Gordon; recording artist and activist Common; former first lady Michelle Obama; Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.; retired FBI agent Lent Rice; professors Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad and Gloria J. Browne-Marshall and more.

“Let The World See” is produced by ABC News Studios in association with Roc Nation, Westbrook Studios, Kapital Entertainment and Cobble Hill Films and is directed by Ms. Jeanmarie Condon and Ms. Fatima Curry. Ms. Condon and Ms. Curry are executive producers for Cobble Hill Films and ABC News Studios, respectively; Shawn Carter, Tyran Smith and Jay Brown are executive producers for Roc Nation; Will Smith is executive producing for Westbrook Studios and James Lassiter also serves as executive producer; Aaron Kaplan is executive producer for Kapital Entertainment.

Airdate: Thurs 20 Jan 2022 at 22:01 on ABC

Season 1 Episode 3

Let The World See is a fresh and deep examination of Ms. Mamie Till-Mobley’s fight to bring her son’s body home to Chicago and her pivotal yet heartbreaking decision to have an open-casket funeral for the public to see, which ultimately served as a turning point for the civil rights movement. The docuseries also traces Ms. Mamie Till-Mobley’s journey back to the Jim Crow South to face her son’s murderers in court. The program will illustrate how the Till family has continued her legacy since her death in 2003, remaining active in the movement as the deaths of Trayvon Martin, George Floyd, Ms. Breonna Taylor and others sparked protests around the country.