Sidney Poitier portrays a teacher assigned to a teaching post in London's East End slums. To reach his sullen, rebellious students, Poitier throws away his textbooks and endeavours to reach them as human beings. It's an uphill climb, but gradually the students are won over.
When Jim Price is elected sheriff over the incumbent white sheriff racial tensions start to boil over the fact that the county has its first Black sheriff. Price gets little assistance from his predecessor or the town but a situation begins that forces their hand..starring Jim Brown,Janet MacLachlan and Bernie Casey.
At the time of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. riots in the streets,a charismatic revolutionary helps form a group to prepare themselves for the revolution only to be betrayed by one of their own. Starring Raymond St. Jacques, Ruby Dee, Max Julien, Roscoe Lee Browne, Frank Silvera, Julian Mayfield, Janet MacLachlan, Dick Anthony Williams, Ji-Tu Cumbuka and Juanita Moore
The second installment in a trilogy, the release was preceded by In the Heat of the Night (1967) San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs is called in to investigate when a liberal street preacher and political candidate is accused of murdering a prostitute. Starring Sidney Poitier,Barbara McNair and Beverly Todd
The third film in the Mr. Tibbs trilogy. In San Francisco, Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs helps a group of idealistic vigilantes expose a drug ring controlled by powerful businessmen.Starring Sidney Poitier,Barbara McNair,Ron O'Neal and Bernie Hamilton
A man who enters a interracial marriage finds himself in a fight for custody over his white wife's child from a previous marriage in a battle that goes all the way to the Supreme Court.starring Philip Michael Thomas
A military officer, who is also a lawyer, is sent to investigate the murder of a sergeant in Louisiana near the end of World War II and uncovers a story of class colorism and racism in the process. Starring Howard E. Rollins Jr. Adolph Caesar, Art Evans, David Alan Grier, Larry Riley, David Harris, Patti LaBelle with Robert Townsend and Denzel Washington
The story of a neighborhood's simmering racial tension, which comes to a head and culminates in tragedy on the hottest day of the summer. Starring Spike Lee, Bill Nunn,Giancarlo Esposito,Martin Lawrence,Joie Lee, Robin Harris,Frankie Faison, Paul Benjamin,Rosie Perez with Samuel L. Jackson and Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis.
When two small time promoters who book rapper Jeezy to play at their concert, only to fail at doing it the right way and thus getting into more trouble than they bargained for. Starring Icecube Mike Epps, Lahmard Tate,Tamala Jones, Darris Love with Tiffany Haddish and Glenn Plummer.
MacArthur St. Clair is a tough-as-nails chief cardiologist at Webster Memorial Hospital. But when a white reporter pesters him about the hospital 's questionable practices he starts to investigate the claims himself. Starring Louis Gossett Jr. and Sheila Frazier
When a young M.D. learns of an impeding epidemic he tries to prove that the community of Echo Park is endangered by it but has to fight his superior in the hospital and city government who accuse him of just causing panic.Starring Dorian Harewood,Tamu Blackwell, Barbara Iley,Beverly Gill, Doug Grant,Jolie Jones.Benny Medina and Hannah Dean
When reality show producer Charles enters the shop, he proposes that Nora s Hair Salon have its own show. Immediately, the salon crew signs on with hopes of money and fame, but they get more than they bargained for when they learn that Charles has ulterior motives...Starring T. Ashanti Mozelle, Miguel A. NÃºÃ±ez Jr., Anika C. McFall, Laila Odom.
A gang of women assemble to set out and hunt down the betrayal of one their fallen members as they wreak havoc in a world owned by Men. Starring Kellita Smith, Amber Rose,Teyana Taylor, Eurika Pratts,Claudia Jordan, Charli Baltimore with Laila Odom and Jean-Claude La Marre
The fierce head of an all-female former gang that broke up gets them in the saddle again to hunt down treasure and avenge her sisterâ€™s death. Starring Monica Calhoun, Lil' Kim, LisaRaye, Charity Hill, Stacy Dash with Glenn Plummer, Macy Gray, Mario Van Peebles and Bobby Brown
After the Civil War, an ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. But when a valued horse is stolen it begins a perilous journey to get it back....Starring Bill Cosby, Gloria Foster, George Spell with Douglas Turner Ward and Yaphet Kotto
When Chandler Jarrell, A private detective specializing in missing children is charged to find a missing boy who is destined to be the savior of all humankind,turns his world upside down and a remarkable adventure begins.... starring Eddie Murphy
Peaches, a hair stylist from Baltimore, and her estranged sister, Angela, the owner of an upscale salon in Beverly Hills, get reacquainted when Peaches decides to attend a celebration for Angela in LA. The reunion is bittersweet and worsens when Angela finds out that Peaches is on the run from the IRS....Starring Mo'Nique,Kellita Smith,Taraji P. Henson,Joe Torry,Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.,Reagan Gomez-Preston and James Avery
The true story of Vernon Johns who was widely known in the black community across the South for his profound scholarship in the classics, his intellect, and his highly controversial and outspoken sermons on race relations, which were ahead of his time. starring James Earl Jones, Mary Alice Joe Seneca Tommy Hollis Nicolle Rochelle
Based on the book of the same name, it accounts the true story of a 8year old girl's experience during the Selma march and bloody sunday incident starring Jurnee Smollett,Stephanie Zandra Peyton, Ella Joyce, Zachary Rogers, and Clifton PowellÂ
Chauffeur Edwina "Eddie" Franklin is fanatical about the New York Knicks basketball team. After she wins a contest to be their honorary assistant coach, Eddie so impresses the team's owner that he fires the head coach, John Bailey and replaces him with Eddie,who vows revenge...
Simone arrives in Los Angeles after inheriting her late aunt's hair salon where she soon clashes with the diva hairstylist who has her own ideas about the salon's future. Starring Tatyana Ali, Stacey Dash and Bobby Brown
Four young black women are trying to achieve their dreams of love and success in the height of the Harlem Renaissance but events and the looming second world war will change their lives....starring Lynn Whitfield, Vanessa Williams, Jasmine Guy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Mario Van Peebles with Dawnn Lewis, Michael Warren and Debbie Allen.
In 1898 Cuba, five Buffalo Soldiers find a gold cache, desert and return to America where they help defend a black town from the KKK, all the while trying to avoid capture by lawmen and military authorities alike.Starring Mario Van Peebles,Tone-LÅc,Tiny Lister, Big Daddy Kane,Blair Underwood,Salli Richardson, Reginald VelJohnson,Charles Lane, with Melvin Van Peebles,Robert Hooks, Pam Grier, Nipsey Russell, Isaac Hayes and Woody Strode.
This true story of the extraordinary life of Henriette Dalille, the first African-American saint. In 19th century New Orleans creole Henriette must choose between love and devotion to the church. Neither choice is going to be easy, as there is great opposition to her ideas of breaking traditions.Starring Vanessa Williams,Cynda Williams, Eddie Bo Smith Jr, Jillian Hervey, Melanie Hervey, Devin Hervey, Chris Williams and Diahann Carroll
In the conniving world of politics, even a professional shyster like Thomas Jefferson Johnson can find himself outmatched. After using name recognition to get elected, Johnson enjoys many of the same financial perks as other politicians. However, while investigating the connection between electric companies and cancer in young children, he unexpectedly develops a conscience. Unfortunately, fellow Congressman Dick Dodge isn't about to let him rock the boat. Starring Eddie Murphy, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Victoria Rowell, Chi McBride and Charles S. Dutton
Stylist Jenny Smith gets the shock of her life when a charming lawyer named Michael steps into her beauty salon a beloved community hub and announces that the city of Baltimore has scheduled her building for demolition. Refusing to go down without a fight, Jenny embarks on a quest to stop Michael and the Department of Public Works. But, as their court date approaches, She finds herself unwittingly falling for Michael. Starring Vivica A. Fox Darrin Dewitt Henson, Kym Whitley, Monica Calhoun Terrance Howard and Garrett Morris.
When three Los Angeles bachelors each recover from a series of unsuccessful relationships. These men end up meeting their match in the form of wily, manipulative girlfriends.Â starring Anthony "Treach" Criss,Eric K. George,Robin Givens, Richard T. Jones, Salli Richardson-Whitfield
With Bernie Casey, Vonetta McGee, Ron O'Neal, John Lehne. Thinly disguised account of the relationship between radical black activist Angela Davis and Black Panther and prison inmate George Jackson, who was one of those killed in a failed 1971 prison breakout.