Feature Documentaries

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks expands the record on Rosa Parks’ overlooked accomplishments and the importance of her drive and fight to overcome racial injustices and rampant inequalities. Available on Peacock.

The Cost of Inheritance

An America ReFramed special, is an hour-long documentary that explores the complex issue of reparations in the United States using a thoughtful approach to history, historical injustices, systemic inequities, and the critical dialogue on racial conciliation. Coming soon on PBS.

How it feels to be free

The inspiring story of how six iconic African American female entertainers challenged an entertainment industry deeply complicit in perpetuating racist stereotypes, and transformed themselves and their audiences in the process. Available on Amazon.

American Reckoning

Who killed Wharlest Jackson? In the upcoming documentary “American Reckoning,” an unsolved 1960s murder reveals an untold story of the civil rights movement and Black resistance. Watch now on Youtube.

The New York Times Presents: The Killing of Breonna Taylor

A New York Times investigation examines what happened at 3003 Springfield Drive in Louisville, Kentucky when police executed a warrant that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor. Available on FX and HULU.

The Sit – In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show

A documentary film that chronicles the seminal event and almost-forgotten moment in American history during which legendary entertainer Harry Belafonte hosted the “Tonight Show”. Available on Peacock.

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

In the 1930s, a Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide, that helped African-Americans navigate safe passage across America well into the 1960s. Available on Paramount +

The New Black

The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. Watch on  California Newsreel.

Promised Land

Though apartheid ended in South Africa in 1994, economic injustices between blacks and whites remain unresolved. As revealed in Yoruba Richen’s incisive Promised Land, the most potentially explosive issue is land. Available on Third World Newsreel.


Andra Day – I RISE

I Rise is a short film inspired by Andra Day’s song “Rise Up” that tells the story of trailblazing African-American women who create, inspire and transform

American Factory: A Conversation with the Obamas

Oscar-winning documentary “American Factory” is the first film from Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions. Available on Netflix

Voting By Design

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High on the Hog

Black food is American food. Chef and writer Stephen Satterfield traces the delicious, moving throughlines from Africa to Texas in this docuseries. Watch on Netflix.

Black and Missing

An @HBO original documentary series following Black and Missing Foundation’s fight to bring awareness to marginalized missing persons cases. Available on Max.