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Netflix launches Black Lives Matter collection of movies and TV shows

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‘Black storytelling matters’

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On Wednesday, June 10, Netflix launched its “Black Lives Matter” collection, displaying a pop-up screen for users inviting them to explore the service’s selection of movies and TV shows that center on race and the experiences of Black Americans.

“With an understanding that our commitment to true, systemic change will take time – we’re starting by highlighting powerful and complex narratives about the Black experience,” read a statement on Netflix’s official Twitter account.

The new hub features titles such as Spike Lee’s upcoming movie Da 5 Bloods, which will be released on Netflix this Friday; Oscar winner Moonlight; the documentary 13th; and Dee Rees’ Mudbound.

The collection is accessible by searching for “Black Lives Matter” in Netflix’s search function, or via netflix.com/blacklivesmatter.


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