These civil rights movies on Netflix feature historical documentaries surrounding the trials of Black and African-American people during the 1960s. Brush up on history, stimulate conversations with your children, or use in homeschooling with Netflix.
What are civil rights?
Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals’ freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals. (Source)
These movies include everything from TV shows, miniseries, documentaries, and more. These are great selections to add to your Netflix list.
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All the titles listed are currently on Netflix, but that is subject to change without notice.
Teach Us All
It’s been decades since Brown v.Board of Education, yet American schools remain largely segregated. Some leaders are working to change that. (Watch on Netflix)
The House on Coco Road
This film chronicles the journey of Fannie Haughton, an Oakland activist who fled to Grenada. (Stream on Netflix)
Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History
Kevin Hart highlights the fascinating contributions of black history’s unsung heroes in this entertaining — and educational — comedy special. (Stream on Netflix)
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