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Here Are 22 Movies And Documentaries About Race Everyone Should Watch At Least Once

From Moonlight on Netflix to Whose Streets? on Hulu.

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As George Floyd and Black Lives Matter protests continue across the country, it's important that people — especially white people — understand contemporary and historical issues of anti-Black racism. As a starter, we've compiled a list of just a few of the many documentaries and movies about race that you can stream right now:

1. 13th (2016), Netflix

2. Whose Streets? (2017), Hulu

3. I Am Not Your Negro (2017), Amazon Prime

4. The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (2013), Amazon Prime

5. LA 92 (2017), Netflix

6. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015), Netflix

7. Strong Island (2017), Netflix

8. The Loving Story (2011), Tubi

9. Teach Us All (2017), Netflix

10. King in the Wilderness (2018), HBO Go

11. The Hate U Give (2018), Amazon Prime With Cinemax

12. Mudbound (2017), Netflix

13. The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (2017), Netflix

14. Sorry to Bother You (2018), Hulu

15. If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), Hulu

16. Becoming (2020), Netflix

17. Homecoming (2019), Netflix

18. Just Mercy (2019), Amazon Prime

19. Black Stories Presents: Your Attention Please (2020), Hulu

20. Moonlight (2016), Netflix

21. Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise (2016), Amazon Prime

22. And The Black Godfather (2019), Netflix

Of course, no one movie can fully encapsulate racism in the US — so we encourage you to look beyond this list. For further watching, or for other resources beyond movies, you can find more recommendations here, here, and here.