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5 Highest Grossing Films Directed By Black Women

#RunTheCulture Because representation matters. Because black women have important stories to tell. And because we have to celebrate the accomplishments of our creators for The Culture; here is the list of the top 5 highest grossing films helmed by black female directors. 5. STELLA MEGHIE – Everything, Everything This 2017 Romantic drama is about a…

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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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THE ESSENTIALS: John Singleton

#RunTheCulture John Singelton was a trailblazing black director. His filmography means so much to The Culture and will no doubt stand the test of time. His ability to capture the essence of the young black experience in America (specifically in the 1990’s) was a special gift much needed in Hollywood at the time. So in…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Poetic Justice

#RunTheCulture This week we honor the life and legacy of legendary creator for The Culture John Singleton and feature his film Poetic Justice as today’s #CultureClassic. Poetic Justice is the 1993 romantic drama written and directed by John Singleton and starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur as poet Justice and postal clerk Lucky repectively. The two have a chance encounter that leads to a roadtrip…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Boyz N The Hood

#RunTheCulture For today’s #CultureClassic we’re going back to the genesis of hip-hop meeting Hollywood with the OG that started it all, Boyz N The Hood. Boyz N The Hood was the 1991 film written and directed by John Singleton in his directorial debut, and starring big names at the time and future prominent creators for The Culture including Ice Cube, Cuba…

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Top Black Christmas Movies

  It’s the holiday season so we’ve put together a list of some of the best black Christmas movies you can watch with the fam. From family dramas, to family comidies to a musical starring the King of Pop, check out these 8 black holiday flicks that rep for The Culture.   Almost Christmas (2016)…

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Culture Classics – Malcom X

  November is here and with mid-term elections in the U.S. right around the corner we want to feature one of the most pro-black and political engaged #CultureClassics in The Culture’s film vault, Malcom X.     One of the greatest black autobiographies (written by Alex Haley) turned into a biographical epic of the controversial and…

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Culture Classics – Candyman x Tales From The Hood

  Halloween is right around the corner and we’ve got not one but two #CultureClassics for you today that rep Spooky SZN to the fullest, Candyman and Tales From the Hood.   Candyman is a slasher film that dropped in 1992 about a college student studying urban legends who comes across the legend of the “Candyman” (played to…

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The $100 Million Dollar Black Director’s Club 2018

  This past weekend The Equalizer 2 starring Denzel Washington crossed the $100 million dollar mark at the box office. This means director Antoine Fuqa joins the $100 Million Dollar Black Director’s Club for 2018. He joins fellow creators for The Culture Ryan Coogler director of the mega-hit Black Panther which has grossed an astonishing 1.3…