MLK Day: 12 Inspirational Movies You Must See

“Milk,” “Malcolm X,” “Norma Rae” and other films recognize the virtue of self-sacrifice

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MILK (2008): Sean Penn's performance as Harvey Milk, a camera shop owner who becomes a central force in the early days of the gay movement, is one for the ages and justly earned him a second Oscar. The greatness of "Milk" is that it painstakingly documents how social movements organize on a grassroots level and work within the system to achieve progress.