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Black Film and Television

A research guide to books, articles, and resources on selected topics relevant to the study of Black diasporic film and television in the United States.

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Introduction and Scope

This guide was created in the 2023-2024 school year by UCLA Arts Library Research Assistant Riona Tsai, in collaboration with Diana King. It identifies major resources on Black and African American film and television at UCLA and via online sources. Scope includes representation of Black people in U.S. cinema and television, Black creative artists who contributed significantly to Hollywood and U.S. independent media, and the creative work of Black artists and media companies in the United States.

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