This true story about the deaths of three civil-rights workers in 1964 was justifiably praised for its stellar acting and Alan Parker's direction.
In Spike Lee's powerful biopic, Denzel Washington embodies the controversial black nationalist, the yang to Martin Luther King's yin.
As the white supremacist who assassinated Medgar Evers and walked away free, James Woods is repellent, yet strangely sympathetic.
Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg star as a Southern housewife and her maid who become unlikely allies during the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955.
Game-changing ball player Robinson stars in his own life story, as the first black man to play in the Major Leagues.
John Waters takes a dim view of racial prejudice in this, the original Hairspray.
This Roger Corman drama stars a pre-Star Trek William Shatner as a racist rabble-rouser who incites his town against school desegregation.