RACISM RESOURCES

FILMS

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I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.

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Dear White People

The film focuses on escalating racial tensions at a fictitious, prestigious Ivy League college from the perspective of several black students.

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Black or White

Elliot Anderson is widowed after a car crash leads to the death of his wife. Elliot raises his granddaughter Eloise as he struggles with his grief by binge-drinking.

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JUST MERCY

A powerful and thought-provoking true story, 'Just Mercy' follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice.

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District 9

Director Neill Blomkamp teams with producer Peter Jackson for this tale of extraterrestrial refugees stuck in contemporary South Africa. 

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Hidden Figures

The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

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Selma

SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King...

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Mississippi Burning

SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King...

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WHEN THEY SEE US

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story. 

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The Color Purple

A feminist work about an abused and uneducated African American woman’s struggle for empowerment...

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13TH

13th strikes at the heart of America's tangled racial history, offering observations as incendiary as they are calmly controlled.

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12 Years a Slave

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

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Get Out

Funny, scary, and thought-provoking, Get Out seamlessly weaves its trenchant social critiques into a brilliantly effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride.

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If Beale Street Could Talk

Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple's unbreakable bond and the African-American family's empowering embrace...

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Blindspotting

Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal co-wrote and star in this timely and wildly entertaining story about friendship and the intersection of race and class set against the backdrop of Oakland.

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The Hate U Give

Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. 

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Film Posters sourced from Rotten Tomatoes © 2020