Perceptions, Policing and Impact

When They See Us (Netflix)

“Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.”

Mass Incarceration and Resilience

13th (Netflix)

“In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.”

Equal Justice Initiative: Slavery to Mass Incarceration

Time: The Kalief Browder Story (Netflix)

“This series traces the tragic case of Kalief Browder, a Black Bronx teen who spent three horrific years in jail, despite not being convicted of a crime.”

The Innocence Files (Netflix) 

“The Innocence Project unravels missteps and deceit in a series of wrongful convictions, exposing the injustice inflicted on victims and the accused.”

Local, National and Global

John Lewis: Good Trouble

“An intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis’ life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism…”

Spotify Playlist (embed on site)

Other Resources

Equal Justice Initiative: Reconstruction in America

Kimberlé Crenshaw: The urgency of intersectionality

Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about injustice