In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.
Time passes and tension mounts in a Florida police station as an estranged interracial couple awaits news of their missing teenage son.
Dear White People
Students of color navigate the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that’s not nearly as “post-racial” as it thinks.
If Beale St Could Talk
Based on the novel by James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk is a soulful drama about a young couple fighting for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.
King in the Wilderness
Through personal stories of the people who were around him, this film follows Martin Luther King, Jr. during the last years of his life.
See You Yesterday
As two teen prodigies try to master the art of time travel, a tragic police shooting sends them on a series of dangerous trips to the past.
The Hate U Give
A teen witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood friend by a trigger-happy cop and must decide whether to testify or not.
When They See Us
Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.
A powerful true story that follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his battle for justice as he defends a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence.
Little Fires Everywhere
Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.
Black Lives Matter – collection on Kanopy
A collection of insightful films ready to stream on Kanopy with your CHC credentials.
- 1619 podcast In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. On the 400th anniversary of this fateful moment, it is time to tell the story.“1619” is a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones.
- Code Switch podcast What’s CODE SWITCH? It’s the fearless conversations about race that you’ve been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we’re all part of the story.
- Intersectionality Matters! Intersectionality Matters! is a podcast hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory.
- Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast features movement voices, stories, and strategies for racial justice. Co-hosts Chevon and Hiba give their unique takes on race and pop culture, and uplift narratives of hope, struggle, and joy, as we continue to build the momentum needed to advance racial justice in our policies, institutions, and culture. Deepen your racial justice lens and get inspired to drive action.
- Pod for the Cause Podcast The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights launched “Pod for the Cause” podcast to expand the conversation on critical civil and human rights challenges of our day: census, justice reform, policing, education, fighting hate & bias, judicial nominations, fair courts, voting rights, media & tech, economic security, immigration, and human rights. Through this expanded dialogue, we want to spur activism that drives change in our communities and country.
- Pod Save the People podcast Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe and writer Dr. Clint Smith III. DeRay also dives in deep with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders to better understand the issues.
- The Moth – playlist – Say It Loud With the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the incident with Christian Cooper in Central Park, these news stories are further proof that our country has a painfully long way to go when it comes to issues of race, entitlement and privilege.
We believe that telling stories, and listening to others share theirs, fosters empathy and puts us all on a path to deeper understanding and compassion. We hope that this playlist gives everyone a moment to reflect.