Is learning through film, documentaries and tv more your thing?
We've linked to several resources for you to broaden your scope and grow your knowledge.
Fruitvale Station (2013)
Biopic about the events leading up to the death of Oscar Grant, who was murdered by a BART police officer
The Hard Stop (2015)
British documentary about the aftermath of the death of Mark Duggan, a young Black man who was killed by police in Tottenham
Documentary exploring the connection between race and mass incarceration in the US
I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
Documentary based on James Baldwin's manuscript Remember This House, exploring the history of racism in the US
Biopic about the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman and her involvement in the Underground Railroad
Miss Juneteenth (2020)
A drama film that follows a former beauty queen and single mom as she prepares her teenage daughter for the "Miss Juneteenth" pageant.
The Hate U Give (2018)
A drama film following the fallout after a high school student witnesses a police shooting.
A drama film exploring the difficulties relating to sexuality and identity, including the physical and emotional abuse the main character endures growing up.
Black and British
A selection of stories curated by the BBC about “what it means to be black in Britain today”.
Is Uni Racist?
BBC Three Linda Adey investigates what happens when students of colour complain about racist abuse to their universities.
Cops and Robbers (2020)
Animation and activism unite in this multimedia spoken-word response to police brutality and racial injustice.
A Love Song For Latasha (2019)
A Love Song for Latasha is an American biographical documentary. The film reimagines the life of Latasha Harlins, a Black Los Angeles girl shot and killed by a convenience store owner in 1991.
The Next Question
This video web series engages leaders, activists, creatives, and thinkers imagining how expansive racial justice can be.
Queen Of Katwe (2016)
Phiona's life changes after she meets Robert Katende, who teaches her to play chess.
A jazz musician, stuck in a mediocre job, finally gets his big break.
The Little Prince(ss) 2021
When Gabriel, a 7-year-old Chinese kid who loves ballet, becomes friends with Rob, Rob's father gets suspicious about Gabriel's feminine behaviour and decides to intervene.
Dinner is Served (2021)
A Chinese student at an elite U.S. boarding school realizes excellence is not enough when he tries out for a leadership position no international student has ever applied for.
LA - 92 (2017)
Examining the tumultuous period following the verdict in the Rodney King trial in 1992.