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Monday, March 07, 2011

30 Best Movies About Black History

The following films are both entertaining and thought provoking explorations of the black experience throughout history. Each one forces us to reflect upon our own position within these sometimes not so fictional worlds.

FULL DESCRIPTIONS

1. Roots (1977)
2. Glory (1989):
3. Amistad (1997)
4. Malcolm X (1992)
5. A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
6. The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
7. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
8. The Color Purple (1985)
9. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
10. With All Deliberate Speed (2004)
11. Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005)
12. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
13. In The Heat of The Night (1967)
14. 4 Little Girls (1997)
15. Heat Wave (1990)
16. Conrack (1974)
17. The Great White Hope (1970)
18. Sounder (1972)
19. Cooley High (1975)
20. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
21. A Soldier's Story (1984)
22. Something the Lord Made (2004)
23. A Great Day in Harlem (1994)
24. Eyes on the Prize (1987)
25. Ali (2001)
26. Men of Honor (2000)
27. Do the Right Thing (1989)
28. Remember the Titans (2000)
29. Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
30. Bamboozled (2000)

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