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The United States vs. Billie Holiday
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The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940s, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the ...
Texas Red
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Texas Red

Feb. 19, 2021

Texas Red

Part of the 12 Western feature films to be made in 12 months during 2020, this film tells the story of Texas Red, an African-American man who was ...
Judas and the Black Messiah
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Judas and the Black Messiah

Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ...
Hamilton
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Hamilton

Jul. 03, 2020

Hamilton

Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of ...
Just Mercy
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Just Mercy

Dec. 25, 2019

Just Mercy

The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — ...
Harriet
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Harriet

Nov. 01, 2019

Harriet

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ...
Dolemite Is My Name
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Dolemite Is My Name

Oct. 04, 2019

Dolemite Is My Name

The story of Rudy Ray Moore, who created the iconic big screen pimp character Dolemite in the 1970s.
Detroit
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Detroit

Jul. 28, 2017

Detroit

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens’ uprisings in the history of the United States.
All Eyez on Me
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All Eyez on Me

Jun. 12, 2017

All Eyez on Me

All Eyez on Me chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist, actor, poet and activist, ...
Straight Outta Compton
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Straight Outta Compton

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place ...
Selma
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Selma

Dec. 25, 2014

Selma

“Selma,” as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous ...
12 Years a Slave
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12 Years a Slave

Oct. 18, 2013

12 Years a Slave

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as ...
Cadillac Records
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Cadillac Records

Dec. 05, 2008

Cadillac Records

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America’s musical ...
Coach Carter
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Coach Carter

Jan. 14, 2005

Coach Carter

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due ...
Malcolm X
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Malcolm X

Nov. 18, 1992

Malcolm X

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the ’50s, ...