Netflix launches Black Lives Matter collection

Screengrab from ‘Dear White People‘.

Streaming service Netflix announced that it is promoting a new “Black Lives Matter” collection to US subscribers, featuring over 45 movies, television shows and documentaries about racial injustice and the experience of Black Americans.

“When we say ‘Black Lives Matter,’ we also mean ‘Black storytelling matters,'” Netflix said in a tweet.

“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.”

The collection includes Da 5 Bloods, 13th, When They See Us, Mudbound, Orange Is the New Black, Dear White People, as well as Barry Jenkins’ Oscar-winning Moonlight. (Here’s the full lineup.)

If viewers tuned into their Netflix account today, they were greeted with a different welcome screen than usual. The streaming platform is presenting audiences with a featured collection titled “More than a Moment.”

“Black lives matter. Learn more about racial injustice and the Black experience in America with this collection of films, series and documentaries,” the welcome screen reads.

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