8 of the Best Movies on Racism and Prejudice That Are Worth Watching

A lot of social injustices are rooted in bigotry and prejudice. Racism continues to haunt many people around the world. Even the most multicultural cities have its share of haters and racists. While respect and tolerance may take some time to take root in some places, there are ways to encourage discussion on diversity and how to fight bigotry. Here are some of the best movies that touch on racism and on confronting prejudice. A Family Thing (1996) Highlights: One death lead to a striking discovery between two families, a story of one white southerner and a black man discovering that they are brothers Bend It Like Beckham (2002) Highlights: A story of an Indian Sikh girl who dreams of making it to a top women’s football team, a glimpse into the challenges that inter-family and cultural differences present Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) Highlights: A film depicting the challenges of interracial relationships and how two liberal parents from the upper class deal with their daughter’s relationship with a talented and accomplished black man Hotel Rwanda (2004) Highlights: Based on a true story that that unfolded during the 1994 civil war in Rwanda, a [Learn more...]