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Children's Stuff The Most Inspiring Movie / Film / Animation for the Black Child  

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Building a library of positive images for my family. What movies or cartoons make a black child feel inspired to be his or her best in life? They get hit with so much negativity that it would be awesome to have a list of some must see options!
Akeelah and the Bee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Inspiring Movie / Film / Animation for the Black Child
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Akeelah and the Bee


Akeelah and the Bee is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Doug Atchison. It tells the story of Akeelah Anderson, an 11-year-old girl who participates in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, her mother, her schoolmates, and her coach, Dr. Joshua Larabee. The cast also features Curtis ...more

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The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Inspiring Movie / Film / Animation for the Black Child
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The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 49th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, the film is loosely based on the novel The Frog Princess by E. D. ...more

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Sule and the Case of the Tiny Sparks by Rene Rawls


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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Inspiring Movie / Film / Animation for the Black Child
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The Lion King


The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. The story takes place in a kingdom of lions in Africa, and was influenced by the ...more

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The Wiz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Inspiring Movie / Film / Animation for the Black Child
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The Wiz


The Wiz is a 1978 American musical adventure film produced in collaboration between Motown Productions and Universal Pictures, and released by Universal on October 24, 1978. A reimagining of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz featuring an entirely African-American cast, The Wiz was adapted ...more

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Kirikou and the Sorceress is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Inspiring Movie / Film / Animation for the Black Child
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Kirikou and the Sorceress is a 1998 traditional animation feature film written and directed by Michel Ocelot. Drawn from elements of West African folk tales, it depicts how a newborn boy, Kirikou, saves his village from the evil witch Karaba. The film was originally released on December 9, 1998. It ...more

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Kirikou and the Wild Beasts is a 2005 French animated feature film. It premiered at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival on 13 May and, unlike its predecessor, received only festival screenings in all English-speaking territories. It was released on English-subtitled DVD-Video in the United States by ...more

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