5 movies on Disney+ you should watch this Black History Month

Gather around for a family movie night to celebrate stories of resilience, culture


They say an easy way to educate is to entertain, and Disney+ has some engaging films that you could learn from this Black History Month.

Disney has put renewed emphasis on its dedication to diversity -- even providing a whole section to share Black stories on its streaming platform. We’ve sifted through the options and come up with a kid-friendly list and adult-bearable movies.

Most of these films will tug at your heartstrings with their inspirational stories, and some even have a historical tie. You can switch on these films to learn something new this Black History Month, or just enjoy with a bag of popcorn and some of your favorite movie snacks.

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‘Hidden Figures’

With the U.S. launching astronauts back to space, it’s the perfect time to learn about the brilliant Black women behind one of the greatest space operations in history.

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