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Grand Crew creator Phil Augusta Jackson is elevating Black winemakers and honoring Black friendship
Jackson reveals how he hopes his NBC sitcom brings more awareness to Black winemakers and what else to expect in season 2.
Living Single creator Yvette Lee Bowser is still revolutionizing television: 'That's what I'm here to do'
For 30 years, Bowser has been putting Black characters on screen and helping a generation of storytellers get the chance to tell their own stories.
Meagan Good, Pam Grier, and more share the films and TV shows important to their artistic journeys
Here’s how Eve’s Bayou, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and other works personally impacted some of today’s stars and storytellers.
Every Spike Lee movie, ranked
In a career that's seen him move from young provocateur to elder statesman, Spike Lee has never wavered in his cinematic vision — even when it hasn't fit neatly into Hollywood's plans. Check out EW's list of the iconic director's greatest works, from Do the Right Thing to Malcolm X.

More Black History Month

How DC comics hero Naomi made the leap from page to screen in record time
DC Comics hero Naomi, a.k.a. Powerhouse, was created just three years ago — and with Ava DuVernay's help, she already has her own series on the CW. The creative teams take us inside her speedy ascension.
Meet Your Maker: All American: Homecoming creator Nkechi Okoro Carroll shares her inspirations
The showrunner walks us through the series, films, and influential figures that have influenced her work.
The birth of Blaxploitation: How Sweet Sweetback's Baadasss Song sparked a genre

In an excerpt from EW’s A Celebration of Black Film, revisit the dawn of a uniquely African American movie genre.