It is no secret that, in the most recent years, Netflix has been increasing Black representation and content across its streaming platform.
In the summer of 2018, the streaming service brought 47 of its Black actors together to recreate the iconic photo "A Great Day in Harlem"; to make a bold statement about its opinion on representation in Hollywood. Daringly proclaiming new days to come, where black representation is no longer a trend, but a mainstay, Netflix has made it its mission to show that there is "no one way to be Black."
In "not a moment [but a] movement," the project brought together by Netflix's Strong Black Lead initiative continues to soar, as it ensures to highlight how much the streaming service has featured and will continue to feature Black narratives, especially in its original programming sector.
Continuously showing that with Netflix it is a "Great Day in Hollywood," here are the top eight Black-led films and shows coming this February.
Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History
Available: February 8, 2019
Netflix boasts an impressive collection of stand-up specials, and it's only getting better with this new edition. This month, Kevin Hart returns to discuss the fascinating contributions of lesser known individuals from Black History from the perspective of various educational reenactments. Check out his new stand-up special, Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History, set to stream, on a television near you, on February 15th.