In 2018, box office revenue was a record $11.9 billion in the United States alone. But, how much did African Americans contribute to that revenue? Exact figures or data for the African American moviegoer or specifics of how those dollars benefit the African American community aren’t readily available. The African American community has a collective spending power of over $1.3 trillion dollars and are consumers of entertainment. On National Black Movie Day ™, become more aware of your spending habits. Are you a consumer of African American films?