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A list of things to watch that relate to 2020 so far

Carissa Marques, Creative Services Director

Although the year is only halfway through, 2020 seems to already have a decade’s worth of history in it. If you are looking for something to watch that also serves an educational purpose, Spinnaker Media has compiled a list of movies, shows, and documentaries found across streaming platforms.

Films: 

Netflix

  • 13th – Available for free on YouTube here
  • When They See Us 
  • LA92 
  • The Force 
  • Coronavirus explained 
  • Explained: Racial wealth Gap
  • The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
  • Becoming

Hulu

  •  Monsters and Men 
  • Detroit 
  • If Beale Street Could Talk 
  • Crime + Punishment 
  • Kobe Bryant: The Death of a Legend 
  • Underground
  • Black Stories Presents: Your Attention Please

Amazon Prime

  • Freedom Summer Mississippi 1964 
  • February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four 
  • Birth of a Movement
  • Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP
  • The Uncomfortable Truth
  • Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers
  • FBI’s War On Black America 
  • Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise 
  • Spies of Mississippi
  • Emancipation Road 
  • Black History Activators
  • The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till
  • Salute
  • Outbreak: Anatomy of a Plague
  • Rise of the Superbugs

A lot has happened in the past few months, so hopefully something from this list will encourage you to dive deeper into a topic. Research sources can be found through UNF library databases if you want to do personal research. 

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