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Culture Classics – The Malcom X Movie

#RunTheCulture As the revolution is approaching, we want to feature one of the most pro-black and political engaged #CultureClassics in The Culture’s film vault, the Malcom X movie.   One of the greatest black autobiographies (written by Alex Haley) turned into a biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader portrayed brilliantly by…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Sade “Paradise”

#RunTheCulture Legendary soul singer Sade deserves all the flowers. And we have to honor her in this week’s #CultreClassics and shine a light on her classic song “Paradise”. Helen Folasade Adu aka Sade is the British Nigerian singer, songwriter and creator for The Culture famous for her distinctive voice and smooth and sultry delivery. Her debut…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – School Daze

#RunTheCulture With graduation season upon us, today’s #CultureClassic shines a spotlight on one of the best films to ever capture the black college experience, the classic Spike Lee Joint, School Daze. School Daze is the 1998 comedy-drama (and musical) written and directed by legendary creator for The Culture Spike Lee. Lee used his personal experiences at Morehouse College in…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – 2Pac “Dear Mama”

#RunTheCulture It’s Mother’s Day! So it’s only right that this week’s #CultreClassic shows love to all the moms out there with hip-hop’s most classic ode to mom, “Dear Mama” by 2Pac. “Dear Mama” was released in 1995 as the lead single from Pac’s third album, Me Against the World. The song is of course is a…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Living Single TV Show

#RunTheCulture When you talk about influence. When you talk about Black Girl Magic. When you talk about all-time great black television shows. You’re talking about the #CultureClassic Living Single. Living Single is a tv show centered around six smart, funny, ambitious, and just cool black friends living in Brooklyn in the 90’s. The show was the…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Kenan and Kel

#RunTheCulture When one thinks of young black comedic duos in the late 90’s, Kenan and Kel are the names that are top of mind. And their sitcom was a hilarious and ahead of it’s time certified #CultureClassic. Debuting in 1996, Kenan and Kel was a sitcom starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell on Nickelodeon. Set…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Waiting to Exhale

#RunTheCulture What’s better than a movie with a strong black female lead? A film with four strong black female leads. Enter the OG black romantic drama and official #CultureClassic Waiting to Exhale. Waiting to Exhale released in 1995 and starred Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon. The women played a quartet of friends…