An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.
Although we're only halfway through the 2010s, we've already seen some fantastic pictures, including 'Birdman', '12 Years a Slave', 'Argo', and 'The Aritst'. Check out the best with this comprehensive collection of the Oscar best picture nominees from 2010- present.
This collection of movies have been dubbed part of the 'White Savior' phenomenon, depicting caucasian protagonists in their efforts to educate, protect, and elevate people of color. Whether you think the critics are correct or not, their point is worth considering.
The hard-hitting 'A Separation' tops our list, although we also loved the classic 'Moneyball'. 'The King's Speech' took home the coveted Best Picture Award at the oscars, if you're into that kind of thing.
The best civil rights drama, showcasing the struggle for racial equality in both the US and South Africa As anyone who has scanned the news recently can attest to, the fight is far from over. Make sure to check out 'Selma' for the best biopic of the year!