Parents' Guide to

By Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Videos showcase wide range of African American culture. Poster Image

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Seems pretty cool

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (2 ):

BLACKTV247 offers hours of diverse viewing, ranging from quick comedy clips to entire episodes of shows like Sanford and Son and short films. Some videos are hosted on the site; others are hosted on sites like YouTube, but appear in the BlackTV247 browser.

There's no shortage of things to watch, and it's a great resource for those looking to view TV shows, comedians, and more. However, many of the videos aren't for younger viewers. Several of the comedy clips in particular include a lot of swearing, and others -- including a speech from Louis Farrakhan -- may be too politically charged for kids.

Online interaction: Users can rate videos and the site has a place for viewer comments, but it's not currently functional.

Website Details

  • Genre: Video Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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