The Black Lives Matter movement started in 2013, shortly following the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman. Since then, the movement has only grown and shined an even brighter spotlight on the severe racial injustices in America.
However, many people still don’t understand the long history behind the BLM movement, a history that started way before Trayvon’s death. Want to get a quick crash course on racism in America?
Here are some movies and documentaries you can stream for free right now on Netflix, Hulu, and even YouTube, to educate yourself on the necessity and importance of the Black Lives Matter movement.