The social justice movement is more energized than it’s been in a long time, moved by a world that continues to limp along to the tune of systemic racism, inequity, and persecution. Sure, humanity has made some serious progress but it’s alarming how so much of the song remains the same.
Enter the social justice program, an empowering experience that sheds light on wrongdoing and often advocates for positive change. Often, they come in the form of telling documentaries but some deliver a message through more traditional movies (or miniseries), often based on or largely influenced by actual events. The best of the bunch shock viewers to the core, revealing things those in power have often fought long and hard to keep hidden. It’s not always a pleasurable watch, but that discomfort is kind of the point. Social justice movies are here to unveil evil and create a pathway toward good (or, at least better). They’re here to shake some sense into you so the system can be significantly addressed.
Here are some of the best social justice movies out there, just a few convenient clicks away.
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