10 Movies to Stream in Honor of Juneteenth

THE COLOR PURPLE, Akosua Busia, Desreta Jackson, 1985.
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Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, Jubilee Day, Black Independence Day, or Cel-Liberation Day, is an annual holiday celebrated on June 19 in the United States. So we’ve rounded up the ten best films to watch that thoroughly highlight the black experience. Talents include Spike Lee, Ryan Coogler, Shaka King, Chadwick Boseman, Shameik Moore, Denzel Washington, Danny Glover, and many more.