Civil Rights (USA)

The Vernon Johns Story (1994)
Father of Civil Rights Movement; predecessor of King in Montgomery, AL
Separate but Equal (1991)
Legal challenge of school segregation by NAACP lawyer Thurgood Marshall and others
Keep the Faith, Baby (2002)
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. pushes integration in New York State and elsewhere
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
The story of the woman who did not give up her seat for a white man and started the Montgomery bus boycott
Boycott (2001)
Martin Luther King. Jr. (Jeffrey Wright) organizes the bus boycott
King (1978)
Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Long Walk Home (1990)
Montgomery Bus Boycott; Whoopi Goldberg
Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)
Clifton Powell as MLK in 1965 in Selma, Alabama where a police riot occurred on a peaceful march, which garnered a lot of sympathy for the movement
Selma (2014)
Police riot that helped the civil rights movement by showing the brutality of southern governments and police
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Fictional story of long range view of race relations starting with the Civil War and ending in the 1960s
Malcolm X (1992)
Opposite views to Martin Luther King; Spike Lee; Denzel Washington
Freedom Song (2000)
Civil rights struggle in little town in Mississippi
Murder in Mississippi (1990)
Victims of the Mississippi's racist system: Mickey Schwerner, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman
Mississippi Burning (1988)
Murder of 3 civil rights workers in Mississippi, summer of 1964
Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (1975)
Racists kill three civil rights workers Mickey Schwerner, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman
Undercover with the KKK (1979)
The murder of Viola Luizzo, a civil rights volunteer from Detroit in Alabama who had five children back home in Michigan (March 1965)
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Trial of the man who assassinated Mississippi NAACP organizer Medgar Evers
The Klansman (1974)
The KKK is up in arms when white and blacks want to march in a civil rights demonstration in their town in Alabama
Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
First black man to desegregate professional baseball
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)
His protest of Army race policy
42 (2013)
Jackie Robinson story
Heat Wave (1990)
Los Angeles Watts riots of 1965
Panther (1995)
Black panthers, radical black power movement
Riot (1997)
Good movie about four interrelated stories of people harmed by the L.A. riots of 1992 following the innocent verdicts in the trial of the policemen who beat black Rodney King
The Blind Side (2009)
A rich, southern white family takes in a huge black student who can really play football (showing that things really haven't changed that much in the South)
Jasper, Texas (2003)
An African-American man is dragged behind a truck by three white men until he is dead in Jasper, east Texas, USA

JFK (1961-1963)