"13th" is a must-watch film for understanding America's racist practices from slavery to present day incarceration, Directed by Ava DuVernay, it is available to watch for free on Netflix's Black Lives Matter playlist on YouTube. The documentary combines archival footage and interviews with activists and scholars.
Netflix has also made "Strong Island" available for free on YouTube. This Oscar-nominated documentary explores the murder of filmmaker Yance Ford's brother.
Just Mercy is available to watch for free in the month of June across multiple platforms. Based on a true story, Just Mercy follows a young Black lawyer Bryan Stevenson, played by Michael B. Jordan and his history-making battle for justice. This film focuses on one of Stevenson's first cases to free an innocent man, Walter McMillian, played by Jamie Foxx, off of Alabama's Death Row.