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CULTURE CLASSICS – Coming to America

#RunTheCulture Coming to America is one of the greatest comedies of all-time with no debate. So it’s only right we give it the #CultureClassic treatment. Before Wakanda, the African country The Culture wanted to migrate to was Zamunda. A fictional land introduced to us in 1988 in the film Coming to America. Coming to America is…

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The Proud Family – CULTURE CLASSICS

#RunTheCulture This week’s #CultureClassic is the cartoon The Proud Family tv show which premiered in 2001. The Proud Family was a rare cartoon. Rare because it follows the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl trying to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. Cartoon shows are not normally led by black girls. Penny…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – New Jack City

#RunTheCulture New Jack City was a game changing film. An instant #CultureClassic that still has influence in The Culture to this day. New Jack City is the 1991 crime drama directed by Mario Van Peebles (making his directorial debut). The film stars Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock, and Mario Van Peebles himself and was released on March 8, 1991. Wesley Snipes…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – The Wayans Bros. TV Show

#RunTheCulture The Wayans Bros TV show is a classic black sitcom that helped launched a television network in the mid 90’s created by and starring real life brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans that played a major role in black television in its time. Coming from black Hollywood’s first family of comedy, The Wayans, Shawn and Marlon play brothers from Harlem living their…

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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…