RACISM RESOURCES

FILMS

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.

Dear White People

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

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.

JUST MERCY

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

District 9

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

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.

Selma

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

Mississippi Burning

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

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. 

The Color Purple

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

13TH

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

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.

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.

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...

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.

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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