We here at Better Chatter hope you've enjoyed our celebration of blaxploitation across the nation. But we've barely touched on what makes these films so exciting, funny, thought-provoking, offensive, inspiring, tragic, etc, etc. To fully appreciate their power you must experience blaxploitation firsthand. We've comprised a brief list of some essential primers for further exploration. Get to know the themes, actors, and music. You will be rewarded. Plus, you'll feel cool as shit.
-Black Belt Jones (1974)
-Black Caesar (1973)
-Cleopatra Jones (1973)
-Cotton Comes To Harlem (1970)
-The Mack (1973)
-Petey Wheatstraw: The Devil's Son-in-Law (1977)
-Sweet Sweetback's Badaaasss Song (1971)
-Three The Hard Way (1974)
Here's a trailer to get your juices flowin'. Enjoy.