Netflix Marks Black History Month With Curated Collection for Kids and Families

Netflix is marking Black History Month with a programming slate focusing on content that families and children can watch together.

The collection features multiple titles with Black-led casts and from Black creators. The titles and television series include The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Back of the Net, Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History, the streamer announced.

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Below are details on some of the television series and movies Netflix has included in its Black History Month slate for families and children. For a complete list, families can head over to

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
This 2019 drama starring Maxwell Simba and Chiwetel Ejiofor centers around a 13-year-old boy who builds a windmill to combat famine in his village.

Back of the Net
The 2018 film stars Sofia Wylie as Cory Bailey, a girl determined to win her rivals while playing at a prestigious soccer academy.

Ada Twist, Scientist
The curated Black History Month collection also includes NAACP-nominated titles such as Ada Twist, Scientist. The series is inspired by the 2016 book of the same name by Andrea Beaty. Amanda Christine voices Ada in the animated series which explores scientific discovery, collaboration and friendship through the eyes of the 8-year-old Black scientist.

Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History
In this educational comedy special, Hart highlights the contributions and achievements of Black America’s unsung heroes.

Family Reunion
Tia Mowry and Loretta Devine star in this family sitcom about a Seattle family who give up their big-city ways to move and live down South with their extended family in Georgia.

Karma’s World
Karma’s World is also available to view in the Black History Month collection. The animated series follows Karma Grant, an aspiring musical artist and rapper with big talent and an even bigger heart.

Watch a trailer for Karma’s World below: