As an African-American woman, I every now and then browse for Black Love Series on Netflix starring Black actors and telling Black stories. There are a lot of options in this list of Black Love Movies on Netflix.
Black Love Series on Netflix
The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels. | Stream on Netflix
Lifelong friends lift each other up as they juggle relationships, family, and careers in the small Southern town of Serenity. | Stream on Netflix
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- Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield (Actors)
The Greenleaf family, which runs sprawling Memphis megachurch Calvary Fellowship World Ministries, appears to be a loving and caring clan. Beneath the surface, though, exists scandalous secrets and lies.
Greed, adultery, and sibling rivalry are among the issues that threaten to test the family’s faith and tear the group apart. The scandalous happenings are uncovered by Grace, the estranged daughter of church leader Bishop James Greenleaf when she returns home after a 20-year absence.
Oprah Winfrey has a regular role on the show as Mavis, Grace’s aunt. | Stream on Netflix
Blood & Water
After crossing paths at a party, a Cape Town teen sets out to prove whether a private-school swimming star is her sister who was abducted at birth. | Stream on Netflix
Ginny & Georgia
Free-spirited Georgia and her two kids, Ginny and Austin, move north in search of a fresh start but find that the road to new beginnings can be bumpy. | Stream on Netflix
Is Turn Up Charlie
Charlie is a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor. He gets a final chance at finding success, plotting to rebuild his music career, and at the same time that he reluctantly becomes a manny to Gabby, his famous best friend’s problem-child daughter.
The spoiled girl is wise beyond her years, pushing the boundaries — and the sanity of her nannies — to the extreme in order to try to get the attention of her negligent, career-driven parents. | Stream on Netflix
She’s Gotta Have It
Iconic filmmaker Spike Lee revisits his first feature film with this Netflix original series of the same name. Brooklyn-based artist Nola Darling struggles to stay true to herself and her dreams while dividing her time between her friends, her job, and her lovers — all three of them.
That trio includes married businessman and father Jamie Overstreet, photographer and self-described “biracial Adonis” Greer Childs, and chatty Michael Jordan fan Mars Blackmon.
In addition to creating the series, Lee directs all the episodes and serves as an executive producer alongside his wife Tonya Lewis Lee. | Stream on Netflix
An unlikely Christmas romance blossoms between a famous rapper and a tenacious journalist; they struggle to make it work despite their differences. | Stream on Netflix
Dear White People
Based on the acclaimed film of the same name, this Netflix-original series follows a group of students of color at Winchester University, a predominantly white Ivy League college.
The students are faced with a landscape of cultural bias, social injustice, misguided activism, and slippery politics.
Through an absurdist lens, the series uses irony, self-deprecation, brutal honesty, and humor to highlight issues that still plague today’s”post-racial” society.
Creator Justin Simien serves as an executive producer. | Stream on Netflix
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