Black Movies To Watch On Amazon Prime And Important Facts

1. “Selma” (2014) – A powerful and moving portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
2. “Fences” (2016) – Denzel Washington and Viola Davis star in this adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a working-class African-American father in 1950s Pittsburgh struggling with race relations and family dynamics.
3. “Moonlight” (2016) – Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture, this indie film follows the life of a young black man in Miami as he comes to terms with his sexuality and identity.
4. “Do the Right Thing” (1989) – Directed by Spike Lee, this iconic film explores the racial tensions and cultural clashes in a Brooklyn neighborhood on the hottest day of the summer.
5. “Get Out” (2017) – A unique horror-comedy that tackles racism and social commentary, this film follows a young black man who uncovers ominous secrets when he visits his white girlfriend’s family estate.
6. “Hidden Figures” (2016) – Based on a true story, this film follows the untold contributions of three African-American women mathematicians to the NASA space program during the 1960s.
7. “The Color Purple” (1985) – Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel tells the story of a resilient young woman’s journey to find her voice and independence in the face of adversity.
8. “Malcolm X” (1992) – Denzel Washington stars as the iconic civil rights leader in this biographical film directed by Spike Lee, chronicling Malcolm X’s transformation from street hustler to prominent activist.
9. “12 Years a Slave” (2013) – Based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free African-American man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the antebellum South.
10. “Queen & Slim” (2019) – A contemporary love story and social commentary that follows a black couple on the run after a violent encounter with a police officer.

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