One Day Bae: 15 Black Love Films That Give Us Hope

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Southside With You - Our favorite story in #BlackLove will be the story of president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama's very first date. Go watch the film this weekend and get all the feels. (Photo: IM Global, Get Lifted Film Co)

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Southside With You - Our favorite story in #BlackLove will be the story of president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama's very first date. Go watch the film this weekend and get all the feels. (Photo: IM Global, Get Lifted Film Co)

Dope - Indirectly about love, we see Malcolm (Shameik Moore) not only find his street cred but find love with Nakia (Zoe Kravitz) in the process.   (Photo: Significant Productions, i Am Other, Revolt)

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Dope - Indirectly about love, we see Malcolm (Shameik Moore) not only find his street cred but find love with Nakia (Zoe Kravitz) in the process.  (Photo: Significant Productions, i Am Other, Revolt)

Think Like a Man - Loaded with a host of our favorite Black actors, this Steve Harvey book adaptation shows us that sometimes the rules of love aren't always so black and white. (Photo: Rainforest Films)

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Think Like a Man - Loaded with a host of our favorite Black actors, this Steve Harvey book adaptation shows us that sometimes the rules of love aren't always so black and white. (Photo: Rainforest Films)

About Last Night - Reminding us that love is a planned concert event. (Photo: Rainforest Films, Olive Bridge Entertainment)

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About Last Night - Reminding us that love is a planned concert event. (Photo: Rainforest Films, Olive Bridge Entertainment)

The Best Man Holiday - Love is perfect by any means. (Photo: Universal Studios)

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The Best Man Holiday - Love is perfect by any means. (Photo: Universal Studios)

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Beyond the Lights - Other times you want that over-protective type love. (Photo: Homegrown Pictures, Undisputed Cinema)

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Beyond the Lights - Other times you want that over-protective type love. (Photo: Homegrown Pictures, Undisputed Cinema)

The Perfect Guy - Creeper alert! The film does give us all hope that we can one day get rid of the bug-a-boo's.(Photo: Screen Gems)

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The Perfect Guy - Creeper alert! The film does give us all hope that we can one day get rid of the bug-a-boo's.(Photo: Screen Gems)

With This Ring - A pledge to find love is all you need in some cases.   (Photo: Lifetime, Sony Pictures Television)

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With This Ring - A pledge to find love is all you need in some cases.  (Photo: Lifetime, Sony Pictures Television)

Finding Me - The saying goes: "If you can't love yourself how, in the hell are you going to love someone else?" The message rings true as Faybien Allen gets closer to loving himself and eventually finds a guy who he loves as well.  (Photo: TLA Releasing)

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Finding Me - The saying goes: "If you can't love yourself how, in the hell are you going to love someone else?" The message rings true as Faybien Allen gets closer to loving himself and eventually finds a guy who he loves as well.  (Photo: TLA Releasing)

The Perfect Match - We've all been there. Breaking hearts until, uh-oh, you find your match.  (Photo: CodeBlack Entertainment, Flavor Unit Entertainment, Jorva Entertainment Productions)

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The Perfect Match - We've all been there. Breaking hearts until, uh-oh, you find your match.  (Photo: CodeBlack Entertainment, Flavor Unit Entertainment, Jorva Entertainment Productions)

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A Good Day to Be Black and Sexy - This mix of various people's experiences with love, sex and sexuality gives us all an inside look into how to navigate all three.  (Photo: Magnolia Pictures)

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A Good Day to Be Black and Sexy - This mix of various people's experiences with love, sex and sexuality gives us all an inside look into how to navigate all three.  (Photo: Magnolia Pictures)

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Pariah - Our brave lead character Alike (played by Adepero Oduye) shows us that love has the power to transcend all expectations.  (Photo: Focus Features)

Middle of Nowehere - Here we find hope in loving once we thought all hope was lost. (Photo: Participant Media, AFFRM)

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Middle of Nowehere - Here we find hope in loving once we thought all hope was lost. (Photo: Participant Media, AFFRM)

The Ocean  - Featuring a poem written by director Seye Isikalu, this film shows the importance of having hope while experiencing a storm in relationships; sometimes all you have are each other. (Photo: Seye Isikalu via Twitter)

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The Ocean  - Featuring a poem written by director Seye Isikalu, this film shows the importance of having hope while experiencing a storm in relationships; sometimes all you have are each other. (Photo: Seye Isikalu via Twitter)

Baggage Claim - Hope in love means using your resources to get exactly what you want. (Photo: 260 Degrees, Sneak Preview Productions)

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Baggage Claim - Hope in love means using your resources to get exactly what you want. (Photo: 260 Degrees, Sneak Preview Productions)