10 Black Shows and Movies to Binge Watch On Netflix This Holiday Season
Having some time off from work and school during the holiday season might mean more family time for many. For some of us, it also means it’s binge watching time! If you’re wondering what good black shows and movies are on Netflix, we’ve got a list for you!
This list of black TV shows, movies, documentaries, and even comedy should match whatever mood you are in this season. If we forgot other notable titles on Netflix, please let us know below.
1. Mudbound– Based on the novel by Hillary Jordan, Mudbound is a story that revolves around two Mississippi families, one black one white, in a post World War II era. Director Dee Rees has gained widespread praise for her direction in this drama that examines prejudice, class, and friendship. Although the story is set in a rural town decades ago, the issues it touches on are still prevalent today. And did we mention Mary J Blige has an outstanding performance in it? Go check it out!
2. Def Comedy Jam 25– In this live event, your favorite comedians come together to celebrate Russell Simmon’s “Def Comedy Jam” on its 25 year anniversary. Dave Chappelle, Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Martin Lawrence, and Tiffany Haddish in one special? Can’t go wrong with that.
3. Time: The Kalief Browder Story- If you’re going to watch only one series this season, watch this one! Kalief Browder was accused of stealing a backpack and arrested at 16. He sat in prison for 3 years without a trial at Rikers Island. Three years after being released, he committed suicide. This very important series looks into this heart breaking true story. Jay Z, who has been an advocate for criminal justice reform, produced the series.
4. Scandal AND How to Get Away With Murder- Ok, we couldn’t choose between Kerry Washington’s scandalous drama and Viola Davis’ thriller, and you don’t have to either! Although neither series are not up to date on Netflix, you can binge watch the seasons that are on there to get your fill of #BlackGirlMagic.
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