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5 Powerful Films to Watch During Black History Month #care2

5 Powerful Films to Watch During Black History Month #care2

Name a film about black history . More often than not, it will probably be about slavery. Some considered 2013 “the year of the slave movie,” given that filmmakers churned out seven films on the topic. The HuffPost’s Zeba Blay postulated there were more movies about slavery than the modern black experience. However, black history in the United States is much more complex. As James Baldwin once said, “American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.” Here are a handful of films that expand the narrative this Black History Month . 1. “I Am Not Your Negro” Baldwin was a visionary. The gay novelist and social critic spoke to the black experience, as well as homophobia, throughout his career in the late 1940s through 1980s. “I Am Not Your Negro ” sets one of Baldwin’s unfinished words to film, and th...

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