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  • Do the right thing [DVD]

    Do the right thing1998

    Summary: Traces the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA DO

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Roots (2016) [DVD]

    Roots (2016)2016

    Summary: The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV ROOTS

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Roots, the next generations [DVD]

    Roots, the next generations2007

    Summary: Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV ROOTS

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black like me [DVD]

    Black like me2012

    Summary: Based on the landmark memoir by John Howard Griffin, this film stars James Whitmore as Griffin, who medically altered his pigment and, with the help of a sunlamp, reinvented himself as an itinerant...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA BLACK

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The photograph [Blu-ray]

    The photograph2020

    Summary: When famed photographer Christina Eames unexpectedly dies, she leaves her estranged daughter Mae Morton hurt, angry and full of questions. When a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box is...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA PHOTOGRAPH

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Judas and the black messiah [DVD]

    Judas and the black messiah2021

    Summary: William O'Neal, a thief turned FBI informant, infiltrates the Illinois Black Panthers to track their charismatic leader, Fred Hampton, whose rising political prowess has captured the attention of J....  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA JUDAS

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Judas and the Black messiah [Blu-ray]

    Judas and the Black messiah2021

    Summary: William O'Neal, a thief turned FBI informant, infiltrates the Illinois Black Panthers to track their charismatic leader, Fred Hampton, whose rising political prowess has captured the attention of J....  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA JUDAS

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Respect [Blu-ray]

    Respect2021

    Summary: Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, 'Respect' is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA RESPECT

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 3 of 3 details

  • Respect [DVD]

    Respect2021

    Summary: Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, 'Respect' is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA RESPECT

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 5 of 5 details

  • Atlanta [DVD]. Season 2, Robbin' season.

    Atlanta . Season 2, Robbin' season.2019

    Summary: Two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene to better their lives and the lives of their families. Earn Marks is a young manager trying to get his cousin's career off the ground. Alfred is a new...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV ATLANTA S2

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Harriet [Blu-ray]

    Harriet2020

    Summary: Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA HARRIET

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Harriet [DVD]

    Harriet2020

    Summary: Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA HARRIET

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black Lightning [DVD]. Season 2

    Black Lightning . Season 22019

    Summary: Nine years after giving up his superhero alter-ego, Jefferson Pierce is just your average, everyday high school principal. But the electricity-controlling crime fighter must reluctantly come out of...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BLACK S2

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black lightning [DVD]. Season 3.

    Black lightning . Season 3.2020

    Summary: Jefferson Pierce, respected educator and father of two, is also Black Lightning, super-powered protector of Freeland. And he doesn't fight alone. He is joined by his super-powered daughters, Anissa,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BLACK S3

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black Lightning [DVD]. Season 1

    Black Lightning . Season 12018

    Summary: As principal of a high school in a neighborhood overrun by gang violence, Jefferson Pierce is a pillar of his community. Nine years ago, Pierce was a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the power...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BLACK S1

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 12 years a slave [DVD]

    12 years a slave2014

    Summary: Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA TWELVE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 12 years a slave [Blu-ray]

    12 years a slave2014

    Summary: The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA TWELVE

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black coffee [DVD]

    Black coffee2014

    Summary: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out; until Morgan enters into his life. Just as things start to...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY BLACK

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Love chronicles [DVD] : secrets revealed

    Love chronicles : secrets revealed2010

    Summary: Everyone down at K-Love talk radio seems to have an answer. But, when show host and "relationship expert" Darren and Janet have another epic fight, it is Darren who needs some good advice.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA LOVE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Atlanta [DVD]. Season 1

    Atlanta . Season 12018

    Summary: Atlanta follows two cousins who work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV ATLANTA S1

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • King Richard [DVD]

    King Richard2022

    Summary: Based on the true story that will inspire the world, follow the journey of Richard Williams, an undeterred father instrumental in raising two of the most extraordinarily gifted athletes of all time,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA KING

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Bel-Air [DVD]. Season 1.

    Bel-Air . Season 1.2022

    Summary: Set in modern-day America, this drama series re-imagines "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" through a new dramatic take on Will's complicated journey from the streets of Philadelphia to the gated mansions...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BEL-AIR S1

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Pride [DVD]

    Pride2007

    Summary: Based on the true story of inner city Philadelphia swim coach Jim Ellis. From his roots in Salisbury, North Carolina, Ellis goes on to build a swim team in one of Philly's toughest neighborhoods in the 1970s.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA PRIDE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lilies of the field [DVD]

    Lilies of the field2015

    Summary: Free spirited ex-G.I. and unemployed construction worker Homer Smith stops at a remote farm in the Arizona desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of German...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CLASSIC LILIES

    Location: DVDs Classics

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Beloved [DVD]

    Beloved1999

    Summary: After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved." Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA BELOVED

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • If Beale Street could talk [Blu-ray]

    If Beale Street could talk2019

    Summary: A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged nineteen-year- old Tish and her fiance Fonny who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA IF

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • If Beale Street could talk [DVD]

    If Beale Street could talk2019

    Summary: A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged nineteen-year- old Tish and her fiance Fonny who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA IF

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lovecraft country [DVD]. Season 1

    Lovecraft country . Season 12021

    Summary: A search for a missing father turns into an otherworldly trip. This series follows Korean war vet Atticus Freeman as he joins his friend Letitia and his Uncle George on a journey across 1950s Jim...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV LOVECRAFT S1

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black-ish [DVD]. Season 1

    Black-ish . Season 12015

    Summary: Andre "Dre" Johnson has it all ... a job as a top ad exec, a beautiful doctor wife, four great kids and a lovely, well-appointed house in the suburbs. And he's not about to let his family forget how...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV BLACK S1

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Queen & Slim [DVD]

    Queen & Slim2020

    Summary: While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman, are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA QUEEN

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Queen & Slim [Blu-ray]

    Queen & Slim2020

    Summary: While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA QUEEN

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In living color [DVD]. Season 1

    In living color . Season 12003

    Summary: Two snaps up! Get ready to laugh out loud at the show that broke all the rules with its outrageously offensive, wildly original comedy satire. Created by Keenen Ivory Wayans, this show blasted onto...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV IN S1

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In living color [DVD]. Season 2

    In living color . Season 22004

    Summary: The laughs continue with this season of TV's hippest bust-out comedy. Starring the talented Wayans family, Jim Carrey, David Alan Grier, and many more. This ensemble show turned such memorable...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV IN S2

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In living color [DVD]. Season 3

    In living color . Season 32005

    Summary: It's triple the fun with TV's most outrageous sketch show. With its off-the-wall humor and in-your-face look at celebrities and pop culture, Keenen Ivory Wayans' creation has a comic boldness all its...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV IN S3

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Menace II society [Blu-ray]

    Menace II society2021

    Summary: Directors Albert and Allen Hughes and screenwriter Tyger Williams were barely into their twenties when they sent shock waves through American cinema and hip-hop culture with this fatalistic,...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA MENACE

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Chi [DVD]. Season 2

    The Chi . Season 22019

    Summary: As Brandon works to make things right with Jerrika, Emmett tries to get custody of his son, with help from Jada. Meanwhile, Ronnie hopes to come to terms with his actions, and Kevin grapples with past traumas.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD TV CHI S2

    Location: DVDs TV Series

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Glory [DVD]

    Glory2007

    Summary: Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj....  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA GLORY

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Tuskegee airmen [DVD]

    The Tuskegee airmen2010

    Summary: The story of the "Fighting 99th" -- the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA TUSKEGEE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Get out [Blu-ray]

    Get out2017

    Summary: A young black man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA GET

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Get out [DVD]

    Get out2017

    Summary: A young black man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA GET

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details