5 Series on Netflix to Educate Yourself on Black Oppression

1. Explained: The Racial Wealth Gap

Cory Booker and others discuss how slavery, housing discrimination and centuries of inequality have compounded to create a racial wealth gap.

Writers:

Ezra Klein, Joe Posner (created by) | 1 more credit »

Stars:

Samira Wiley, Mehrsa Baradaran, Cory Booker | See full cast & crew »

2. Time: The Kalief Browder Story

After his arrest at age 16, Kalief Browder fought the system and prevailed, despite unthinkable circumstances. He became an American hero.

Creators:

Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason, Nick Sandow

Stars:

Kalief Browder, Venida Browder, Jay-Z | See full cast & crew »

3. When They See Us

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.

Creator:

Ava DuVernay

Stars:

Asante Blackk, Caleel Harris, Ethan Herisse | See full cast & crew »

4. 13th

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality.

Director:

Ava DuVernay

Writers:

Spencer Averick, Ava DuVernay

Stars:

Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker | See full cast & crew »

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5. Who Killed Malcom X?

Activist Abdur-Rahman Muhammad begins his own investigation into the perplexing details surrounding the assassination of civil rights leader Malcolm X.

Stars:

Abdur-Rahman Muhammad, Muhammad A. Aziz, Zak A. Kondo | See full cast & crew »

Read more in our June Series Blackout Tuesday

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