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In 'Strong Island,' Filmmaker Yance Ford Explores How the Racist Killing of His Brother Went Unpunished

The Sundance award-winning documentary about his brother’s 1992 killing during a dispute with a White mechanic is now available on Netflix. Ford talks about the film’s most difficult scenes, giving his loved ones closure and more. 

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Marsha P. Johnson's Friends and Allies Investigate Her Mysterious Death in New Documentary Trailer

“The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” will debut on Netflix on October 6.

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Dave Chappelle, Tiffany Haddish Celebrate 'Def Comedy Jam's' 25th Anniversary With Netflix Special

“Def Comedy Jam 25” boasts a who’s-who of Black stand-ups performing and paying tribute to the comedy showcase that gave some of the world’s most famous comedians their first major TV exposure.

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How We Feel About Shonda Rhimes Leaving ABC for Netflix in 5 Tweets

The announcement comes just a week after ABC Studios parent company Disney said it would pull its shows from the streaming service.

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Ava DuVernay Explores Central Park Five Case for Netflix Miniseries

DuVernay: “In their journey, we witness five innocent young men of color who were met with injustice at every turn—from coerced confessions to unjust incarceration to public calls for their execution by the man who would go on to be the president of the United States.”

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Netflix Picks Up Marsha P. Johnson Doc, Misha Green Thriller

The streaming company acquired the documentary and women-driven thriller after recently cutting two series with characters from underrepresented groups.

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#BlackTwitter Dreams Come True: Rihanna, Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Ava DuVernay-Directed, Issa Rae-Penned Buddy Flick

The film went from meme to Netflix greenlight in just over a month. 

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4 Questions With Drug (Reform)-Loving Comic Duo, the Lucas Bros.

The twin stoner comedians lampoon Richard Nixon, the War on Drugs and more in their Netflix special out this week. In honor of 4/20, we spoke to Keith and Kenny about race, drug sentencing, legalization—and how their cameo in ‘22 Jump Street’ may have saved their lives.

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WATCH: First Trailer for Spike Lee's 'Rodney King'

The movie will debut on Netflix later this month—25 years after LAPD officers were acquitted for beating King.

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Netflix Heralds Return of 'The Get Down' With 'Behind the Music'-Inspired Promo

New episodes of the musical series about hip-hop’s birth in the South Bronx debut on the streaming service on April 7.

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Spike Lee-Directed Version of Roger Guenveur Smith's 'Rodney King' Coming to Netflix

Smith’s one-man show about King, the four LAPD officers who beat him and the 1992 riots that followed their acquittal premieres on Netflix April 28.

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Two Dave Chappelle Stand-up Specials Will Hit Netflix March 21

The comedian signed a three-special deal with the company soon after his “Saturday Night “Live” episode last November.

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This New 'Dear White People' Promo Will Make You Cringe-Laugh

The series, based on Justin Simien’s 2014 film of the same name, premieres on Netflix on April 28. 

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Netflix Just Bought Jessica Williams' Sundance Film

“The Incredible Jessica James” stars Williams as an aspiring playwright alongside “Atlanta’s” Lakeith Stanfield.

Dave Chappelle to Release 3 Comedy Specials Via Netflix

The stand-up specials will stream in 2017.

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WATCH: First Full Trailer for 'Barry' Biopic

The upcoming Netflix film follows 20-year-old Barack Obama in New York City.

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'SNL's' Michael Che Tackles 'All Lives Matter,' Police Violence in New Stand-Up Special Trailer

“Michael Che Matters” premieres November 25 on Netflix.

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USA Today Gives Major TV Networks Letter Grades for Diversity

ABC scored the highest.

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WATCH: Netflix Teases New Barack Obama Biopic, 'Barry'

The movie depicts the president as a college student in 1981.

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Remember All That Badass Music in 'Luke Cage'? Now You Can Own It

The Adrian Younge- and Ali Shaheed Muhammad-composed score, including some of the songs played at Harlem’s Paradise, is now available via digital download and on vinyl.