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Am I Black Enough For You
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Black is Beautiful /Black Don’t Crack / The Blacker the Berry the Sweeter the Juice / Once you go Black You’ll never go Back/ Black Lives Matter / list created during Black History Month (the shortest month of the year) which will continue to be updated with all things Black; Black Stories, Black Actors, Black Directors, Black Writers, Black Producers, Black on Black, My thoughts so Black, my skin so Black, I’m rockin’ that black, and everything black, I’m so Black on Black on Black-ity, Black, Black, Black. Say it Loud…I’m Black and I’m Proud (https://youtu.be/tQiSz-gD75s )✊🏾✊🏿✊🏽 Am I Black Enough For You (https://youtu.be/vdKIwEJTI7A )👊🏿


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Movie: Higher Learning ( 1995 )
People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.
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Movie: Dave Chappelle: 8:46 ( 2020 )
Dave Chappelle addresses George Floyd's death and racial injustice in a stand-up special filmed in Ohio.
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Movie: A Raisin in the Sun ( 1961 )
A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.
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Movie: How Stella Got Her Groove Back ( 1998 )
Stella is a highly successful, forty-something San Francisco stock broker who is persuaded by her colorful New York girlfriend Delilah to take a well deserved, first-class vacation to Jamaica. As she soaks in the beauty of the island, she encounters a strapping, young islander, Winston Shakespeare. His pursuits for her turn into a hot and steamy romance that forces Stella to take personal inventory of her life and try to find a balance between her desire for love and companionship, and the responsibilities of mother and corporate executive.
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TV Show: First Wives Club ( 2019 )
Based on the 1996 Paramount Pictures movie, the First Wives Club series will follow a group of women who band together after their marriages fall apart, and who find strength in their sisterhood - and of course a little revenge.
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Movie: Melinda ( 1972 )
A slick, smooth-talking, womanizing young black DJ falls hard for an enigmatic woman he's just met. Things take a turn for the worse, though, when she is found dead in his apartment. It turns out that she was killed by the local mob, which is trying to frame him for the crime. With the police after him, he calls on some of his old acquaintances to help clear his name and avenge the woman's death.
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TV Show: Tyler Perry's Ruthless ( 2020 )
The riveting story of a woman named Ruth who kidnaps her young daughter to join her in the dark underworld of a fanatical religious cult. Based on a character introduced in Tyler Perry's The Oval.
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Movie: Dolemite Is My Name ( 2019 )
Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.
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Movie: Blacula ( 1972 )
An ancient African prince, turned into a vampire by Dracula himself, finds himself in modern Los Angeles.
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Movie: Black Panther ( 2018 )
T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
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Movie: Black Girl ( 1972 )
An aspiring dancer and her wicked sisters resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.
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TV Show: Bigger ( 2019 )
Set in the East Atlanta neighborhood of Little Five Points, the series follows a single black woman who is dealing with the threat of marriage to a boring-in-bed boyfriend and the sudden, random death of a college acquaintance. The tragedy drives her ambitious group of friends to take a deeper look at their stagnant lives, asking themselves: Is there something bigger and better in life?
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Movie: Vampire in Brooklyn ( 1995 )
A ship sails into Brooklyn with all its crew dead. But something gets off and the killing continues on land. The vampire is looking for a specific woman - half-human, half-vampire. Rita's the cop detective investigating the many killings.
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Movie: The Banker ( 2020 )
In the 1960s two African-American entrepreneurs hire a working-class white man to pretend to be the head of their business empire while they pose as a janitor and chauffeur.
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Movie: Green Book ( 2018 )
A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.
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Movie: The Green Book: Guide to Freedom ( 2019 )
A deeper look into the real story of Victor H. Green's "The Negro Motorist Green Book" during the Jim Crow era and beyond.
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Movie: The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel ( 2020 )
The movie will detail their humble beginnings, struggles to find their place, to later becoming the best-selling Gospel group in the music world.
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Movie: Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le ( 2016 )
The story of R&B artist Michel'le, who rose to fame in the late 1980s when she signed on to Eazy-E's Ruthless Records.
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Movie: Antebellum ( 2020 )
Successful author Veronica Henley finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.
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Movie: Spell ( 2020 )
While flying to his father's funeral in rural Appalachia, an intense storm causes Marquis (Omari Hardwick) to lose control of the plane carrying him and his family. He awakens wounded, alone and trapped in Ms. Eloise's (Loretta Devine) attic, who claims she can nurse him back to health with the Boogity, a Hoodoo figure she has made from his blood and skin. Unable to call for help, Marquis desperately tries to outwit and break free from her dark magic and save his family from a sinister ritual before the rise of the blood moon.
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Movie: Emperor ( 2020 )
An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.
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Movie: The Walking Dead ( 1995 )
In 1972 Vietnam, a group of United States Marines are sent in to rescue several POW officers. The Landing Zone (LZ) which should have been "cold" actually turns out to indeed be very "hot" (characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement ; very intense). Soon, after a short fight, only four of the soldiers are left alive. Later, the platoon which they were to meet the next day is entirely wiped out with the exception of one nut-case. The small group then arrives at the conclusion that they are all expendable decoys. Between all of the walking, talking, arguing and assaulting between the four soldiers, there are flashbacks to all of their contrite lives before serving in the Corps.
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Movie: Straight Outta Compton ( 2015 )
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
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Movie: American Gangster ( 2007 )
An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.
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Movie: Training Day ( 2001 )
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the L.A.P.D. with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
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Movie: Da 5 Bloods ( 2020 )
Four African-American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen Squad Leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide.
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Movie: Buck and the Preacher ( 1972 )
A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.
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TV Show: Roots ( 1977 )
The epic tale of celebrated Pulitzer-prize winning author Alex Haley's ancestors as portrayed in the acclaimed twelve hour mini-series Roots, was first told in his 1976 bestseller Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The docu-drama covers a period of history that begins in mid-1700s Gambia, West Africa and concludes during post-Civil War United States, over 100 years later. This 1977 miniseries eventually won 9 Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, and a Peabody award, and still stands as the most watched miniseries in U.S. history.
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Movie: Soul Food ( 1997 )
One person can keep a family together and, when that one person is gone, a family can be torn apart.
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Movie: The Brothers ( 2001 )
Four friends begin to question women and relationships when one of them announces impending nuptials.
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Movie: Boycott ( 2001 )
Black Americans boycott the public buses during the 1950s civil rights movement.
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Movie: Selma ( 2015 )
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
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Movie: Posse ( 1993 )
A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father.
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Movie: Blazing Saddles ( 1974 )
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
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Movie: Django Unchained ( 2012 )
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
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Movie: Jackie Brown ( 1997 )
A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life.
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Movie: Friday ( 1995 )
Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night.
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Movie: Friday After Next ( 2002 )
Two cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track the robber down.
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Movie: Ray ( 2004 )
The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
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Movie: What's Love Got to Do with It ( 1993 )
The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner.
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TV Show: The Temptations ( 1998 )
They were the band who were Motown's biggest success story. 'The Temptations' became platinum-selling singers, but the combination of arrogance, cocaine addiction and broken relationships brought them down. The true story behind the legendary Motown musical sensation is brought to life in this touching miniseries.
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Movie: Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood ( 1996 )
A parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance "Boyz n the Hood", "South Central", "Menace II Society", "Higher Learning" and "Juice".
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Movie: Baby Boy ( 2001 )
This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having relationships with two women: Yvette, the mother of his son, and a new interest.
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Movie: Poetic Justice ( 1993 )
In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
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Movie: Dead Presidents ( 1995 )
A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.
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Movie: Boyz n the Hood ( 1991 )
Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.
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Movie: In Too Deep ( 1999 )
Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack dealer Dwayne Gittens aka "God". Gittens is known as a family man and a man of the people, contributing to his community and helping those in need. However, there is another side to him, a ruthless leader of a criminal empire who will torture or kill anyone without question. Over time, Cole develops a close friendship with Gittens. Cole's superiors worry that the line between cop and bad guy is getting blurred and that both identities are becoming one. Cole's loyalties are put to the ultimate test just as there is enough evidence to take Gittens down for good.
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Movie: Menace II Society ( 1993 )
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
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Movie: Set It Off ( 1996 )
Desperation drives four inner-city women to bank robbery in Los Angeles, then they start mistrusting each other.
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Movie: Cornbread, Earl and Me ( 1975 )
A 12-year-old is traumatised by the murder of his friend, a star basketball player.
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TV Show: Claws ( 2017 )
At the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon in Central Florida, five diverse, hardworking manicurists try to make ends meet in a staid economy while managing perilous personal lives awash in drama. Amidst all the silk wraps, pedicures and polish treatments, salon owner Desna, who lives with and cares for her mentally ill twin brother, leads a staff that includes best friend Jennifer, now sober and raising two kids from a previous relationship; enigmatic Ann, who provides security for the salon; mild-mannered preppy and ex-convict Polly; and Virginia, who becomes easily bored and impatient with her job. Also hanging around the salon are shady redneck Roller; ambulance coach Bryce, Jennifer's husband who is also newly sober; and Uncle Daddy, a dangerous, deeply Catholic and actively bisexual crime boss.
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TV Show: Southland ( 2009 )
From Emmy Award winners John Wells, Ann Biderman and Chris Chulack comes a raw and authentic look at the police unit in Los Angeles. From the beaches of Malibu to the streets of East LA, Southland is a fast-moving drama that will take you inside the lives of cops, criminals, victims and their families.Michael Cudlitz plays John Cooper a seasoned Los Angeles cop, assigned to train young rookie Ben Sherman. Cooper's honest, no-nonsense approach to the job leaves Sherman questioning whether or not he has what it takes to become a police officer.
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TV Show: Snowfall ( 2017 )
Los Angeles, 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Snowfall is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and it's ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows three characters on a violent collision course: Franklin Saint, young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo "El Oso" Zapata, a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald, a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras and Lucia Villanueva, the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.
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TV Show: Pose ( 2018 )
Pose explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society: the underground ball culture, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene that came to define New York in the 1980s.
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Movie: Love Jones ( 1997 )
Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Mosley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with their friend, talking about love and sex. Then Nina tests the strength of Darius' feelings and sets a chain of romantic complications into motion.
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Movie: Why Did I Get Married? ( 2007 )
The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene.
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Movie: Why Did I Get Married Too? ( 2010 )
Four couples find themselves struggling to save their marriages once again on their annual marriage retreat, while each of them battle through financial, physical, mental, and emotional issues.
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Movie: Something New ( 2006 )
Kenya McQueen, an accountant finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
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Movie: Waiting to Exhale ( 1995 )
Based on Terry McMillan's novel, this film follows four very different African-American women and their relationships with the male gender.
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Movie: Deliver Us from Eva ( 2003 )
Eva doesn't let her 3 sisters' men push them around. She's always butting in. How to pacify Eva? Find her a man. The men pay a playboy to be that man. The problem is - he falls in love with Eva.
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Movie: Loving ( 2016 )
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision.
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Movie: The Best Man ( 1999 )
Just before best friend's wedding the life of Chicago writer becomes crazy when his friend guesses that new book's story based on his bride's fervent past.
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Movie: The Best Man Holiday ( 2013 )
When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
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Movie: A Thin Line Between Love and Hate ( 1996 )
An observable, fast-talking party man Darnell Wright, gets his punishment when one of his conquests takes it personally and comes back for revenge in this 'Fatal Attraction'-esque comic thriller.
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Movie: Moonlight ( 2016 )
A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
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TV Show: A Woman Called Moses ( 1978 )
A Woman Called Moses is a 1978 American television miniseries based on the life of Harriet Tubman, the escaped African American slave who helped to organize the Underground Railroad, and who led dozens of African Americans from enslavement in the Southern United States to freedom in the Northern states and Canada.
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Movie: Sounder ( 1973 )
The oldest son of a loving and strong family of black sharecroppers comes of age in the Depression-era South after his father is imprisoned for stealing food.
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Movie: The Color Purple ( 1986 )
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
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Movie: Fruitvale Station ( 2013 )
The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
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Movie: Creed ( 2015 )
The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
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Movie: Creed II ( 2018 )
Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, newly crowned heavyweight champion Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago.
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Movie: 42 ( 2013 )
In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
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Movie: Malcolm X ( 1992 )
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.
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Movie: Judas and the Black Messiah ( 2021 )
The story of Fred Hampton, Chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, and his fateful betrayal by FBI informant William O'Neal.
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Movie: The Little Things ( 2021 )
Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe Deacon is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering assignment. Instead, he becomes embroiled in the search for a serial killer who is terrorizing the city.
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Movie: The Big Clock ( 1948 )
After murdering someone, a magazine tycoon tries to frame an unknown, innocent man of the murder instead, while the innocent man tries to solve the murder himself.
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Movie: Skin Game ( 1972 )
In 1857, con man Quincy Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke swindle slave owners into buying Jason, who's a free man, and later share the profits when Jason escapes captivity.
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Movie: Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI ( 1986 )
A police officer is called by F.B.I. to infiltrate into gang of arms smugglers.
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Movie: Surviving America ( 2020 )
In the wake of the new Civil Rights Movement it is important to tell Black stories from those who actually live it. Shoot first and ask questions later, lynchings, redlining, policing of hair, food deserts, underfunded schools are just a day in the life struggle of being Black in America.
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TV Show: Shaft ( 1973 )
In this short-lived series based on the popular movie and its sequels, John Shaft is the "black private dick" who would risk his life for his brother man.
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Movie: Shaft ( 1971 )
Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
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Movie: Across 110th Street ( 1973 )
Two New York City cops go after amateur crooks who are trying to rip off the Mafia and start a gang war.
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Movie: Friday Foster ( 1977 )
At Los Angeles airport, magazine photographer Friday Foster witnesses an assassination attempt against billionaire Blake Tarr and is drawn into a murky political conspiracy.
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Movie: Dolemite ( 1975 )
Dolemite is a pimp who was set up by Willie Greene and the cops, who have planted drugs, stolen furs, and guns in his trunk and got him sentenced to 20 years in jail. One day, Queen B and a warden planned to get him out of Jail and get Willie Green and Mitchell busted for what they did to him. However, Dolemite is no stupid man and has a lot of warriors backing him, such as his call girls, who are Karate Experts--and lots more....
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Movie: Mandingo ( 1975 )
A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.
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Movie: Mahogany ( 1976 )
Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring a choice between the man she loves or her newfound success.
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Movie: A Soldier's Story ( 1984 )
An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.
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Movie: Let's Do It Again ( 1975 )
Two Atlanta men raise funds for their charity by rigging boxing matches in New Orleans, but their tricks attract the mob's attention.
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Movie: Bucktown ( 1975 )
Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon the local police are intimidating Duke with threats of violence. Duke refuses to pay the bribes they demand, so then he and his lady friend Aretha are threatened and attacked by the crooked cops. Rather than take them on himself, Duke calls on his old pal Roy. Roy brings a few buddies to Bucktown, and they bring justice to the small town. With the cops out of the way, Duke lets his guard down. Then the situation gets out of hand again. Finally, Duke must settle the score himself.
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Movie: 'Sheba, Baby' ( 1977 )
A Chicago private detective returns back home to Louisville, Kentucky, to help her father fight mobsters.
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Movie: Hurry Sundown ( 1967 )
Following World War II, a northern cannery negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land 's owned by Julie Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, husband, Henry. Now the combine must also obtain 2 smaller plots; one owned by Henry's cousin Rad McDowell, the other by Reeve Scott, a young black man whose mother had been Julie's childhood nammy. But neither Rad nor Reeve's interested in selling, and they form a partnership to improve their land. Although infuriated by the events, Henry remains determined to push through the big land deal,
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Movie: The Wiz ( 1978 )
An adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz" that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience.
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Movie: Driving Miss Daisy ( 1990 )
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
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Movie: Blue Collar ( 1978 )
When three workers try to steal from the local union, they discover the corruption of the union instead and decide to blackmail them.
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Movie: The Toy ( 1982 )
An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat.
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Movie: MLK/FBI ( 2021 )
Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard's resonant film explores the US government's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Movie: Beaches ( 2017 )
The friendship between two women from childhood onwards.
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Movie: 12 Years a Slave ( 2013 )
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
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Movie: The Help ( 2011 )
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
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Movie: Red Tails ( 2012 )
A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.
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