Black History Month

Black History Month Read And Watch List


The following list of recommendations was taken from a recent Facebook Post by Dominique Gilliard with some additions from Dr. Drew Hart. Please keep in mind that many of these films and books are for mature audiences and may have some themes that aren’t suitable for young children.


Watch list:

  1. When They See Us (Netflix)
  2. True Justice (HBO—or EJI)
  3. I Am Not Your Negro (Prime)
  4. Banished (documentary)
  5. One Night in Miami (Prime)
  6. Between the World and Me (HBO)
  7. All In: The Fight for Democracy (Prime)
  8. Just Mercy (HBO Max)
  9. Slavery By Another Name (PBS—or YouTube)
  10. The Best of Enemies (Hulu)

11.Judas and the Black Messiah (releases Feb. 12 on HBO Max).

  1. Malcolm X
  2. Hidden Figures
  3. Harriet
  4. Selma
  5. Fruitvale Station
  6. King in the Wilderness
  7. Citizen King
  8. Eyes on the Prize
  9. 13th


Reading list:

  1. Jesus and the Disinherited
  2. The Color of Compromise
  3. The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race
  4. After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging
  5. Rethinking Incarceration
  6. The Warmth of Other Suns
  7. The Cross and the Lynching Tree
  8. In My Grandmother’s House
  9. A Knock at Midnight
  10. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
  11. The Color of Christ
  12. The Color of Money
  13. The Color of Law
  14. From Here to Equality
  15. The Radical King
  16. The Half Has Never Been Told