10 Great Films That Fight for Civil Rights

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. While most people tend to wait for Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr. Day to reflect on this time, it is something that should truly be considered every day of the year. The fight is still far from over, as there are still many injustices done to Black Americans and unfair practices. Now is the time 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.

​ With Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month being celebrated, these films are historical and important but also gripping cinema.