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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10 CIVIL RIGHTS MOVIES ON NETFLIX
- Maya Angelou And Still I Rise
- Winter on Fire Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom
- Growing Up Coy
- The Sixties
- The Civil War A Film by Ken Burns
- The Watsons Go to Birmingham
- The Black Panthers
- Hate Crimes in the Heartland
- For Love of Liberty
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