Black Characters & Black History in Pop Culture

Looking for books, movies, and games featuring black characters & black history for Black History Month?  We’ve put together a compilation of lists just for that purpose!

Looking for books?  Check out this Goodreads Black History Month list or this list of new books, put together by The Guardian.

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Want children’s books?  BookRiot has you covered with their list of 100 children’s books!

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Graphic novels more your speed?  Bustle has 11 titles for you to check out.

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For movies, The Huffington Post has 29 films for your consideration & The Guardian highlights some new releases for you to watch.

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Inverse has your TV needs covered with their list of 10 TV shows featuring black leads.

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BuzzFeed asked queer artists “What film, play, or book best represents queer black culture to you and why?”  You can read their answers herePride.com also compiled a list of 35 queer black writers to know.

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Lastly, YouTuber Cortland Messam put together his list of top 10 black characters in video games.

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Have recommendations of your own?  Let us know in the comments!

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