21 Reasons We Will Always Love ‘Love Jones’ was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. Written And Directed By A Black Man, Theodore Witcher

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2. The Classic Movie Poster That Showcased Black Love

#LoveJones 21 Years Ago Today #NinaAndDarius ❤❤❤

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3. Darius Lovehall’s Epic Poem To Nina…

#LoveJones #LaurenzTate #SexyyAf #MCE #FavoriteMovie #photographer

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4. Nina’s Friendship With Josie, Played By Lisa Nicole Carson

5. The Epic Soundtrack With Maxwell…

7. The Introduction Of Isaiah Washington

8. …And “Hopeless” By Dionne Farris

9. The Comic Relief From Hollywood Played By Bill Bellamy

11. The Chicago Setting

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16. The Relationship Memes That Came Out Of ‘Love Jones’

17. The Moment When Darius Was Trying To Impress Nina

20. A Cult Classic And Still Loved 21 Years Later

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