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On Race Matters and Social Justice

Films and Documentaries

Kanopy

From this live-streaming database, you may request films and documentaries such as:

  • Ethnic Notions (1986)
  • Every Mother's son: Policing and Race in America (2004)
  • I am a Man - Black Masculinity in America (1998)
  • I am Not Your Negro (2016)
  • Moonlight (2016)
  • National Insecurities: Muslims in America (2005)
  • Selma (2014)
  • White Like Me: Race, Racism, & White Privilege in America (2013)

From this database you can find only documentaries such as:

  • 3 1/2 mins: 10 Bullets (2015)
  • Promises (2001)
  • RBG (2018)
  • America to Me (2018)

DVDs on the topic

The following DVDs on the topic of race and social justice are available to be checked out at the Circulation Desk.  However, in the meantime while the Library is presently closed due to the COVID-19 health crisis, we encourage you to rent the title you wish to see via NetFlix, Hulu, and other commercial live-streaming platforms:

  • 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  • Crash (2004)
  • Ethnic Notions (1986)
  • Ida B. Wells: Passion for Justice (2000)
  • Life and debt (2001) 
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night (2000)
  • The Long Walk Home (1990) 
  • Malcolm X (2000)
  • Moonlight (2016) (Kanopy)
  • Precious ( 2010)
  • Rabbit Proof Fence (2002)
  • Schindler's List (1993)
  • Selma (2014)
  • Shawshank Redemption (1994)
  • To Kill a Mocking Bird (2005)