10 Movies That Highlight the Black Experience in America
The Black experience in America is often overlooked in cinematic history. Prolific Black actors and actresses of the 20th century could only find roles as supporting characters or as interlopers in films featuring majority-white casts. However, we are currently in a golden age for storytelling that revolves around the lives of African-Americans. These cinematic Black experiences include triumphs over the oppression of Jim Crow America, horror stories, biopics, and Black love stories.