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1. Cosby (1996–2000)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Hilton Lucas was forced by his employer to retire. His wife has trouble with him always being at home and so does he.

Creator: Dennis Klein | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Doug E. Doug, T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh

Votes: 1,606

2. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creators: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

Votes: 731

3. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

8.0
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 281

4. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.6
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Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Newt Gingrich, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 213

5. The Mo'Nique Show (2009– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

5.4
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Stars: Mo'Nique, Rodney Perry, Tamala Jones, Tia Mowry-Hardrict

Votes: 98

6. Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2002– )

28 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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Stars: Yasiin Bey, Russell Simmons, Lemon Andersen, Black Ice

Votes: 171

7. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

7.4
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73 Metascore

Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.

Writer: Göran Olsson | Director: Göran Olsson | Stars: Angela Davis, Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Abiodun Oyewole

Votes: 1,170

8. Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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This film tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman's journey from her birth in a paper thin shack in the cotton fields of Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Pratibha Parmar | Director: Pratibha Parmar | Stars: Robert L. Allen, Tony Brown, Angela Davis, Jennifer DeVere Brody

Votes: 43

9. Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

8.2
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In this open-letter style documentary, Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis' rich lives guide their grandson on his personal quest to master lasting love, conscious art, and undying activism.

Writer: Muta'Ali Muhammad | Director: Muta'Ali Muhammad | Stars: Alan Alda, Michelle Alexander, Angela Bassett, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 13

10. Letter to the President (2005 Video)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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Narrated By Snoop Dogg- Letter To the President is a feature documentary that showcases the close-knit ties between the Hip Hop Music community and America's social and political policy in the last 30 years.

Writer: Thomas Gibson | Director: Thomas Gibson | Stars: Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Aesop Rock, Mario Africa

Votes: 67

11. Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl (2016)

Documentary | Filming

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Writer: Julie Dash | Director: Julie Dash | Stars: Danny Glover, Hugh Masekela, Woodie King Jr., Olu Dara

12. Soul! (1968–1973)

60 min | Music

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Stars: Ellis Haizlip, Jerry Butler, Curtis Mayfield, Gerry Bledsoe

13. Ursula Rucker: Poet (2008)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Poet Ursula Rucker is best known for her musical collaborations with The Roots, King Britt and 4Hero. This intimate performance film, featuring appearances by Sonia Sanchez, Saul Williams ... See full summary »

Writer: Ursula Rucker | Director: Michael J. Dennis | Stars: Ursula Rucker, Tim Motzer, Sonia Sanchez, Gil Scott-Heron

14. I'll Make Me a World (1999 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History

8.0
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A history of African-American arts in the 20th century.

Stars: Vanessa Williams, Julie Dash, Dizzy Gillespie, Lorraine Hansberry

Votes: 7

15. 4 Walls (2007)

44 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

4.0
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Director: G. Washington | Stars: Carlton Releford, Sonia Sanchez, Abiodun Oyewole, Black Sunshine

Votes: 5

16. Yari Yari: Black Women Writers and the Future (1999)

53 min | Documentary

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The video documents selected scenes from panels, readings, and performances held during the first major international literary conference on women of African descent.

Director: Jayne Cortez | Stars: Maya Angelou, Edwidge Danticat, Sonia Sanchez

17. Furious Flower: A Video Anthology of African American Poetry 1960-95 (1998 Video)

369 min | Documentary

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Intimate portraits of twenty-five African American poets, who read and discuss their work.

Director: John Hodges | Stars: Samuel W. Allen, Alvin Aubert, Amiri Baraka, Gerald Barrax

19. Hughes' Dream Harlem (2002 TV Movie)

64 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.0
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Writers: Darralynn Hutson, Jad Joseph, Jamal Joseph | Director: Jamal Joseph | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Jamal Joseph Jr.

Votes: 6

21. Nigger or Not? (2003)

26 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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A penetrating documentary exploring the origins, modern contexts and differing opinions regarding black (and white) Americans' use of the word "nigger."

Writer: Ken Wyatt | Director: Ken Wyatt | Stars: Paul Mooney, Alvin F. Poussaint, Q-Tip, Sonia Sanchez

Votes: 10

22. Cosby (1996–2000)
Episode: A Long Night's Journey (2000)

Comedy

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Creator: Dennis Klein | Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Doug E. Doug, T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh

23. Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2002– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2002)

Documentary, Music

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Mos Def opens the show with a reading from William Shakespeare's Sweet-and-Twenty. Taylor Mali performs "What Teachers Make." Yellow Rage performs "Listen Asshole." Jewel performs "Wild ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Yasiin Bey, Russell Simmons, Flowmentalz, Kayo

24. Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry (2002– )
Episode: Episode #5.7 (2005)

Documentary, Music

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Stars: Yasiin Bey, Russell Simmons, Lemon Andersen, Flaco

25. The Mo'Nique Show (2009– )
Episode: Episode dated 22 February 2010 (2010)

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mo'Nique, Rodney Perry, Ruby Dee, Jasmine Guy

26. Tavis Smiley (2004– )
Episode: Episode dated 26 April 2010 (2010)

Talk-Show

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Director: Jonathan X | Stars: Tavis Smiley, Mitch Landrieu, Sonia Sanchez

27. Soul! (1968–1973)
Episode: Episode dated 4 June 1970 (1970)

Music

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Stars: Jerry Butler, Holly Maxwell, Sonia Sanchez, Joe Lee Wilson

28. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994)

150 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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Writers: Orlando Bagwell, Steve Bagwell, Steve Fayer | Director: Orlando Bagwell | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Sharon 10X, Benjamin 2X, Mohmaed Al-Faysal

Votes: 102

29. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: Soul Food Junkies (2013)

Documentary

6.6
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Writers: Brooke Shelby Biggs, Jeffrey Dinsmore, Eric Martin, Stanley Tucci, Chris Turner, Lois Vossen | Director: Stanley Tucci | Stars: Queen Afua, Will Allen, Christopher Barnes, Miguel Brito

Votes: 13

30. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2012)

Documentary

6.7
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Writers: Eric Martin, Göran Olsson, Lois Vossen | Director: Göran Olsson | Stars: Erykah Badu, Harry Belafonte, Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis

Votes: 7

31. Cosby (1996–2000)
Episode: Thursday's Child (2000)

Comedy

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Creator: Dennis Klein | Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Doug E. Doug, T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh