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Multiple Oscar-winner Denzel Washington is almost always mentioned in "greatest actor of all time” discussions. And for good reason. Washington has starred in endless award-winning movies like "Glory,” "Cry Freedom,” "Malcolm X,” "Philadelphia,” "Crimson Tide,” "Training Day,” and more. Not just a movie star, Washington is also known for his stage work where he won a Tony for 2010’s "Fences” and was nominated for another Tony in "The Iceman Cometh.”
As we have entered Black History Month, it is important to note that Black history did not start with slavery. Slavery is a part of American history but it is not all that encompasses Black history and culture. From music history to stories that highlight monumental “firsts,” take a look at 20 notable films that tell an array of narratives rich in Black history.