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Movies/Documentaries You Can Use To Educate Yourself on Netflix Now

All of these films are based on true tragedies that a lot of people have not educated themselves about. They explore sensitive topics that people often avoid, but they need to be seen. Knowledge is power, and these films can be a great way to teach yourself about inequality and injustice in our society today.




13TH

A documentary exploring the racial inequality in the American prison system today, demonstrating the disproportionate amount of African Americans facing time.


The Official Trailer:

Netflix Link:

https://www.netflix.com/watch/80091741





I Am Not Your Negro

This film "envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, to examine race in America." (pbs.org)


The Official Trailer:

Netflix Link:

https://www.netflix.com/watch/80144402





LA 92

A documentary about the LA riots in 1992 following the verdict of the Rodney King trial.


Official Trailer:

Netflix Link:

https://www.netflix.com/watch/80184131





Strong Island

An investigation of the murder a young African American man in 1992.


Official Trailer:

Netflix Link:

https://www.netflix.com/watch/80168230





When They See Us

A four part series about the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape that they did not commit.


Official Trailer:

Netflix Link:

https://www.netflix.com/watch/80200643


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