||Birth of a Nation
|| A silent movie, very popular at the time, now seen to be a sign of the racist times, shows the story of two families during and after the Civil War and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan.
||Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
||Sidney Poitier as the fiancé of a white woman, whose liberal parents are faced with their own hidden racism.
||Lady Sings the Blues
||Diana Ross stars as Billie Holiday.
||I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
||The early life of poet Maya Angelou, who goes from victim of racism and sexual abuse to independence and dignity.
||FBI investigation of the Ku Klux Klan in the murder of three civil rights workers in 1966.
||The Long Walk Home
||Whoopi Goldberg and Sissy Spacek as women involved in the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.
||Selma Lord Selma
||Told through the eyes of an 11-year-old African American girl, this is the story of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Selma fight for voting rights.
||Jeffrey Wright stars at Dr. Martin Luther King in the story of the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.
||The Rosa Parks Story
||Angela Bassett stars as Rosa Parks.
||A Huey P. Newton Story
||Spike Lee directs the life of the famous activist.
||Resurrection: Tupac Shakur
||Documentary about the life and music of Tupac Shakur that leaves a message of hopefulness.
||Based on the Broadway hit, this is the fictional story of a Supremes-like group and a Barry Gordy firure, who help bring African-American singers into mainstream culture.
||A documentary by Chris Rock about African-American women and their hair.
||American Experience Documentary about the 1961 Freedom Riders who were trying to integrate Greyhound Bus Terminals in the South.
What barriers do we have inside ourselves and outside ourselves that make equalityu of women and men more difficult? How can you overcome those barriers?