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Black History Month is a time to learn and reflect about the impact historical figures have made and the struggles they’ve overcome.

But it’s also important to make time this month to celebrate Black joy (as it, too, is a form of resistance).

Although plenty of films and television shows deal with the realities of racism, it’s also important for Hollywood to represent Black people living their best lives as they navigate friendships, romance and career milestones. The characters in these films and shows aren’t relegated to sidekicks or tropes, but rather fully formed personas. 

Whether you’re in the mood for a holiday rom-com, a Disney Channel classic or a nostalgic family sitcom, here are 10 movies and TV shows you can watch right now that embody Black joy.

Read the full story at USA Today | Entertainment.


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