12 Shows, Movies & Documentaries to Stream About Race in America

Meaghan Darwish
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TV has taught viewers a lot over the years, whether it was through viewing Sesame Street as a child or tuning into a true-crime favorite for new developments in years-long cases.

Viewers have become informed of a lot of things through streaming and bingeing, but there's always a chance to learn more. Below, we're rounding up a few films, documentaries and scripted series which serve to educate and inform viewers about race, racial tensions and race relations in the United States and beyond.

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From Ava DuVernay's 13TH and When They See Us to classics like Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing, see which titles are a must-see when it comes to tackling race onscreen.