The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to cont... Read More
History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the ... Read More
Muhammad Ali shot to fame as America's Heavyweight Champion in the 1960s, but strong religious and political beliefs and a tumultuous romantic life le... Read More
Three friends struggle to survive in South Central Los Angeles where friendship, pain, danger and love form a true picture of life in the 'hood in ... Read More
A sharp and funny comedy about a group of African-American students as they navigate campus life and racial boundaries at a predominately white col... Read More
Story of the racial tensions that surround a white-owned pizzeria in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn on the hottest day of the summer.
The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air. Not sure wha... Read More
Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War.
A black cop from Philadelphia is accused of killing a Mississippi town's most prominent citizen, and after he proves himself innocent, he is coerced i... Read More
Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become a... Read More
Four black American soldiers, who are members of the U.S. Army's all-black 92nd 'Buffalo Soldier' division stationed in Italy during World War II, fin... Read More
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th ... Read More
The true story of the 1923 razing of a black town in Florida, many of its people murdered over a lie. But some escaped and survived because of the ... Read More
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with ... Read More
Includes Shaft (1971; A crime boss hires private investigator Shaft to help find his daughter); Shaft's Big Score (1972; When a friend is murdered, Sh... Read More
Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during... Read More
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the sc... Read More
The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. Based on a true story.