Movies About Racial Injustice That You Can Watch Free Right Now

Just Mercy:

Based on a true story, Just Mercy follows a young Black lawyer Bryan Stevenson, played by Michael B. Jordan and his history-making battle for justice. This film focuses on one of Stevenson's first cases to free an innocent man, Walter McMillian, played by Jamie Foxx, off of Alabama's Death Row.


"13th" is a must-watch film for understanding America's racist practices from slavery to present day incarceration, Directed by Ava DuVernay, it is available to watch for free on Netflix's Black Lives Matter Playlist on YouTube. The documentary combines archival footage and interviews with activists and scholars.

Strong Island:

This Oscar-nominated documentary explores the murder of filmmaker Yance Ford's brother, and is free right now on Netflix.

HERE is a list of more movies you can watch for free right now too.