Black History on the Screen: Dance, Games & Sports
Whether you're watching or participating, dance, games, and sports have always been critical sources of cultural influence. Nothing brings a community together quite like a competition, from the competitors themselves and the coaches pushing them forward, to the families and supporters cheering from the sidelines. Black athletes and players have made their mark in all areas of competition, whether challenging prejudiced barriers to participate, achieving groundbreaking "firsts," or setting new high records. Choose from the movies and TV shows on this list to honor Black triumphs and achievements in dance, games, and sports. And when you're done here, come back to discover more Black history in arts, business and culture; activism, civics, and social justice; and science, technology, engineering, and math.