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They've Gotta Have Us (2018–2018)

TV-14
TV Mini-series | 59 min | Documentary

The rise of black actors as they have gone from being the backdrop to calling the shots. This is the inside story of the turning points of black life on both sides of the lens, from Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte, to the present day.
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Updated Oct 13, 2018

Release date (First episode)
Feb 5, 2020 (United States)

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Simon Frederick
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Nelson George
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Lil Rel Howery
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Kasi Lemmons
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David Oyelowo
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Jesse Williams
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Debbie Allen
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John Boyega
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Reggie Rock Bythewood
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Ruth E. Carter
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Ashley Clark
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Ernest R. Dickerson
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Carmen Ejogo
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Destiny Ekaragha
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Laurence Fishburne
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David Harewood
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Barry Jenkins
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Delroy Lindo
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Shola Lynch
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Gina Prince-Bythewood
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Robert Townsend
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Brian White
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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
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Harry Belafonte
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Earl Cameron
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Diahann Carroll
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Don Cheadle
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Nathalie Emmanuel
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Whoopi Goldberg
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Cuba Gooding Jr.
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David Gyasi
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Taylor Hackford
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Femi Oguns
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Boots Riley
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Jill Scott
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Menelik Shabazz
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John Singleton
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Jussie Smollett
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Will.i.am
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Susan Wokoma
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7.6 / 10 | 223 votes