10 black films that never won Oscars but are cult classics

Coming to America

For many in the black community, this was Eddie Murphy at his best. The story was based on an African prince who visits America to find a bride. But several tidbits from the film (Soul Glo, Sexual Chocolate, and McDowell’s) are engrained in black pop culture. If you have watched this film 80 times, it’s still as funny as the first time you watched it.

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on TrapHistory.Com, Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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