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Before Barack Obama became the first African-American President (sorry, Bill Clinton does NOT count) the only time we saw a Commander-in-Chief of color was in the movies.  Sometimes the portrayals were dignified (Morgan Freeman in Deep Impact) other times they were not (Terry Crews in Idiocracy), but nine times out of ten the world was going to end or was in already in a state of disarray, ain’t that a b*tch?

Top 9 Must-See Black Films

While it’s nice to have a real life Black president to both praise and criticize, we can look forward to Will Smith turning things around for movie-Presidents in the rumored Independence Day sequel.  In the meantime here is a rundown of the Black Presidents in the movies.

Go to our Way Black When Black History Page for the list


Meet the 5 other Black president’s in US history