Black History Month: Culture Creators and Barrier Breakers

This Black History Month we are leaning in to the culture creators, barrier breakers, and milestone makers who have changed our world. 

From Muhammad Ali to Natalie Cole, Dorothy Dandridge to Jimi Hendrix, MLK to Harriet Tubman, TheArchive features some of the world's greatest and most inspiring luminaries and leaders of any time or place.

Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty. A biography of the pioneering performer Dorothy Dandridge, featuring decades of archival footage.

Jimi Hendrix: The Uncut Story. From his upbringing in Seattle to his final days in London, this series explores the complex life-story behind the legendary artist Jimi Hendrix. 

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest. Spanning his early years to his triumph at the 1966 Olympics, take a rare look at one of the world's most endearing heroes.

Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole StoryFollow Natalie Cole and the legacy of her father the late great Nat King Cole whose absence fueled her triumph over drug addiction, paved a path to resilience, and the duet that reignited a remarkable comeback.

A Woman Called Moses stars the late, legendary Cicely Tyson in a miniseries honoring the life of Harriet Tubman who summoned the strength and indomitable will to defy and overcome a tyrannous system. 

In King: Man of Peace in a Time of War, MLK's profundity is highlighted through never before seen speeches, TV interviews, and quiet moments of reflection. In all, they weave together yet another series of threads in a tapestry not nearly finished. 

Watch these changemakers and stream so much more only only on the TheArchive.


TheArchive channel is dedicated to aficionados and lovers of story, craft, and silver screen fun – streaming rare, retro, and 4K restored films and classic TV. From indies and series, to Oscar winning documentaries, unearthed MOWs, and a killer horror library, TheArchive delivers forgotten, never-before-seen gems for free. MarilynKarloff, and Orson Welles stream alongside ReeseKeanu, and Samuel L. JacksonFind true stories of QueenHendrix, and Sinatra, an LGBTQ library, MLK bios, and world history docs. TheArchive has the movies and shows you either saw, should’ve seen, or should be watching now!