The civil rights movement took center stage during the ’50s and ’60s, but the fight for better equality and equity is continued by many today. With Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr. Day coming up, now is the perfect time of year to reflect on the civil rights movement, how the United States has changed, what it still needs to accomplish, and how it might look in the future. Cinematic mediums offer a chance to see history from a new or different perspective and relate to characters from the past in a way which can’t be experienced in a textbook. Here are five great films that advocate for civil rights.
With Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month being celebrated, these films are historical and important but also gripping cinema.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed