Netflix has released the trailer for Amend: The Fight for America, a six-part docuseries taking a look at the U.S. Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment.
Created by Robe Imbriano (Nova ScienceNow) and Tom Yellin (Cartel Land), the docuseries takes a focused look at an amendment that, in 1868, promised liberty and equal protection for all persons.
Will Smith hosts, with a number of celebrities – including Mahershala Ali, Diane Lane, Samuel L. Jackson, Pedro Pascal, Yara Shahidi, and more – breathing life into speeches and writings by the Fourteenth Amendment’s most ardent advocates and foes, such as Frederick Douglass, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Andrew Johnson.
As Netflix describes it, “Amend is a powerful, multimedia journey through American history that encourages viewers to question what a “United States” really means.”
Amend: The Fight for America will be streaming on Netflix from February 17th.