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10 Movies To Get You Thinking About Race Relations


Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.  While we may have come very far, it’s naive to think we live in an equal and non-prejudiced society. I mean, just look at the kind of hatred that was unearthed during both of Obama’s elections. So why not spend some time examining the bleak history we’ve struggled with since the birth of our nation? If you haven’t spent much time thinking about racial inequality, these films may help to get you thinking about how we can improve the quality of life for everyone. Racism weaseled its way into the social consciousness and it is up to us to oust it once and for all.

We have come very far but let’s take it a bit farther.

Emerald is an editor at CollegeCandy, lover of coffee, and pretend francophile. After studying writing and popular culture at NYU she decided to be a grownup and get a job. Tweet at ya' girl @EmeraldGritty.