The Continued Fight For Civil Rights

40 Years a Prisoner
40 Years a Prisoner
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40 Years a Prisoner
PG
Tommy Oliver follows Mike Africa Jr.'s efforts to exonerate his parents, both incarcerated members of the revolutionary group MOVE.
Documentary
The Soul of America
The Soul of America
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The Soul of America
14+
Illuminating our present-day, fraught political reality by exploring historical challenges of the past.
PoliticsDocumentaryHistory
Paris is Burning
Paris is Burning
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Paris is Burning
14+
Focusing on drag queens living in New York City and their "house" culture, which provides a sense of community and support.
Documentary
Burn Motherf*cker Burn
Burn Motherf*cker Burn
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Burn Motherf*cker Burn
2017
18+
Explore the roots of civil unrest in California and the relationship between African Americans and LAPD.
Documentary
Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas
Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas
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Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas
2018
2 Seasons
14+
Comic and writer Wyatt Cenac examines a wide range of social and cultural problems facing Americans.
DocumentaryPoliticsComedy
Where Do We Go From Here?
Where Do We Go From Here?
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Where Do We Go From Here?
1 Season
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In this special conversation, Oprah speaks directly with Black leaders who are answering the question "Where do we go from here?"
Talk ShowDocumentary
Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn
Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn
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Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn
14+
A look at the events surrounding the murder of Yusuf Hawkins, a black teenager in Brooklyn, who was killed in by a group of white youths.
DocumentaryCrime
16 Shots
16 Shots
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16 Shots
14+
Examining the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and the cover-up that ensued.
Documentary
What's My Name: Muhammad Ali
What's My Name: Muhammad Ali
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What's My Name: Muhammad Ali
14+
Ali’s greatest triumphs and comebacks, painting an intimate portrait of a man who, against all odds, dreamed and achieved the impossible.
DocumentaryBiographySports
4 Little Girls
4 Little Girls
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4 Little Girls
14+
Emmy® and Academy Award® Nominated Spike Lee film on the racial terrorist bombing of the Birmingham church during the Civil Rights Movement.
CrimeDocumentary
America to Me
America to Me
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America to Me
1 Season
14+
Academy Award nominated filmmaker Steve James examines racial, economic and class issues in contemporary American education.
Documentary
Change & Action: Racism In Canada
Change & Action: Racism In Canada
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Change & Action: Racism In Canada
PG
Change & Action: Racism in Canada is committed to amplifying voices and sharing ways to take action against Anti-Black racism.
Documentary
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland
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Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland
2018
PG
An investigation into the arrest and death of Sandra Bland.
Documentary
Baltimore Rising
Baltimore Rising
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Baltimore Rising
2017
PG
Police and activists struggle to hold Baltimore together after Freddie Gray dies in police custody.
Documentary
The Butler
The Butler
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The Butler
2013
14+
Significant events like the Civil Rights Movement affect the life of a butler, Cecil, who served eight presidents at the White House.
DramaBiography
We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Fest
We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Fest
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We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Fest
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A documentary featuring a competition, where young people prepare and present personal statements that reflect on Dr. King's legacy.
Documentary
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
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True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
14+
Following Alabama public interest attorney Bryan Stevenson and his struggle to create greater fairness in the justice system.
Documentary
Stockton on My Mind
Stockton on My Mind
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Stockton on My Mind
14+
Michael Tubbs works tirelessly to effect change after he becomes the first African American mayor of Stockton, California.
DocumentaryPolitics
I Am Martin Luther King Jr.
I Am Martin Luther King Jr.
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I Am Martin Luther King Jr.
2018
PG
A documentary on the life and legacy of legendary statesman, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
DocumentaryHistoryBiography
Southern Rites
Southern Rites
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Southern Rites
2015
14+
Photographer Gillian Laub documents Montogmery Country's struggle with a divisive murder case.
Documentary
Notes From The Field
Notes From The Field
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Notes From The Field
2018
PG
The personal accounts of students, parents, teachers and administrators caught in America's school-to-prison pipeline.
Documentary
Traffic Stop
Traffic Stop
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Traffic Stop
2018
14+
A portrait of Breaion King and the trauma she suffered after an abusive traffic stop by the Austin, Texas police.
Documentary
King in the Wilderness
King in the Wilderness
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King in the Wilderness
2018
PG
A portrait on the last years of Martin Luther King Jr's life.
HistoryDocumentary