Editor’s note: This story was named a superior entertainment feature in the 2021 TAJE Best of Texas contest.
At the beginning of the summer, the Black Lives Matter movement sparked protests and opened up conversations about race, and people started turning to media choices to learn more about race relations.
If you’re interested in educating yourself about this subject, know that there’s no easy way to do it. It’s going to require doing research and having conversations with people different from you, and it definitely won’t all happen in a day. But books and movies that address race are a good place to start your research.