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Top African-American Film Producers

Melvin Van Peebles

Melvin Van Peebles is best known for his groundbreaking film "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song" in 1971, which he directed, scripted, and edited himself. The success from this film created a new era of African-American focused films. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff

(AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

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