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30 Movies About Black Joy

30 Films That Celebrate Black Joy and Resilience

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Hollywood is full of movies about slavery, segregation, and the Black struggle, and while these films can serve as important educational tools, it's also important to step back and remember that films about trauma are not the be-all, end-all of Black entertainment. Black people deserve happy-go-lucky romances, cultural explorations, and cheesy coming-of-age movies, too! So, if you're looking for ways to celebrate Black culture all year round, consider reading books by Black authors, following Black influencers, and checking out this list of amazing films about Black joy and culture.

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