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Sanaa Lathan Seeks Hair Liberation in 'Nappily Ever After'

“My hair was a second job. Now I’m forced to focus on myself. I wonder who I’ll be.”

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Octavia Spencer-Led Series on Madam C.J. Walker Coming to Netflix

The beauty mogul built a hair care empire and became the first Black female millionaire. 

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WATCH: Mariah Dillard Rules Harlem in 'Luke Cage' Trailer

“Harlem doesn’t need a hero. It needs a queen.” 

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'Warn Your Relatives' Before Seeing Hari Kondabolu's Netflix Special

The comic’s takes on media racism, class conflict and social justice aren’t for the faint of heart.

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Netflix Answers Activists' Call to Renew 'One Day at a Time'

Fans will be able to watch a third season of the series, which focuses on a Cuban-American family.

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Advocates Push Netflix to Renew Latinx Family Sitcom 'One Day at a Time' “We have the potential to shape public opinion on Latinxs and immigrants with shows like ‘One Day at a Time’!”

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WATCH: 'Luke Cage' Calls Out Adversaries in New Season Two Promo

The bulletproof defender of Harlem returns to Netflix on June 22. 

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Desis Light Up Twitter For Hasan Minhaj's New Netflix Talk Show

The comedian is the first South Asian-American to host a comedy talk show.

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Prosecutor, Family of Killed Teen Unravel Police Cover-Up in 'Seven Seconds'

The new Netflix series explores the aftermath of a White police officer killing a Black teenager.

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WATCH: Black and Latinx Teens Survive High School in 'On My Block' Trailer

The Netflix comedy series focuses on making it through adolescence in South Central Los Angeles.

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'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' Celebrates the Black Trans Revolutionary's Activism and Tries to Solve the Mystery of Her Death

In the new Netflix documentary “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” the trans trailblazer’s friends and allies secure her place in history and re-investigate her mysterious death, which police ruled as a suicide. 

Michael B. Jordan to Co-Star in Netflix Series Adaptation of 'Raising Dion' Comic

Jordan will also executive produce Dennis Liu’s superhero series, which depicts a Black mother and son who seek clarity and protection after the child demonstrates magical abilities.

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Netflix's New 'Shaft' Reboot Deal Could Set a New Precedent for Distribution of Black-Led Films

The deal would make Tim Story and Kenya Barris’ new take on the Blaxploitation hero available to Netflix’s international subscribers sooner than usual, and help finance the movie on the front end.

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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.