Since his breakout role in 'Boyz n' the Hood', Cuba Gooding Jr's roles have ranged from the sentimental ('Radio'), to the jubilant '(The Fighting Temptations'), and even the vaguely homophobic ('Boat Trip'). Well, everyone makes mistakes!
Watch African-American pioneers as they break new ground in sports, politics, and war - showing the bigots up for what they are. Includes the story of first black MLB player Jackie Robinson in '42' and first black college football player to win the Heisman in 'The Express'.
There was a brief spurt of Fighter-Pilot themed movies after the end of WW2, which died out in the 60s. After Top Gun, however, Hollywood found a renewed interest. Check out this ace list of soaring action from 'Top-Gun' to 'The Tuskagee Airmen'.
Documentaries and dramatizations of Black men and women who overcame systemic racism to achieve remarkable accomplishments in politics, business, science, the military, law, the arts, entertainment, and sports.
In turn tragic, inspiring, and action-packed, this list has all the best contemporary World War 2 movies since Steven Spielberg's gritty masterpiece'Saving Private Ryan'. Check out 'Downfall' for a harrowing portrait of Hitler's final days.
Movies about the underappreciated sacrifice and loyalty of African-American soldier regiments from the civil war up until World-War II. If you had to watch just one, make it 'Glory' - starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, and Morgan Freeman.