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    These '90s Rom-Coms With Black Casts Were Overlooked In The Mainstream, But You Need To Check Them Out

    Spoiler alert: Nia Long was the true queen of this era.

    1. How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)

    Actress Angela Bassett wears a reed crop top and looks excited while gripping a telephone.

    2. Girl 6 (1996)

    Theresa Randle cries and wipes at her eye with a tissue. She has blonde hair with blonde bangs.

    3. The Preacher's Wife (1996)

    Whitney Houston wears a gold choir robe.

    4. Love Jones (1997)

    Actress Nia Long looks with uncertainty at a man whose back is facing the camera.

    5. The Best Man (1999)

    Actor Taye Diggs cracks up alongside actress Nia Long who has a big smile on her face.

    6. Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)

    Actress Halle Berry wears a green dress and stands behind a microphone with a big smile on her face.

    7. Soul Food (1997)

    Actress Irma P. Hall wears a purple dress with pearls and a hat. She has on a very big smile

    8. Strictly Business (1991)

    Actor Joseph C. Phillips does a handshake with actor Tommy Davidson.

    9. Boomerang (1992)

    Actress Robin Givens stands behind actor Eddie Murphy while looking very confused. They are both wearing coats and are walking outside.

    10. A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)

    Actress Angela Bassett balks at someone off-screen.

    11. House Party (1990)

    Actress Tisha Campbell stands with a man who has his arm around her and actress Adrienne-Joi Johnson.

    12. Poetic Justice (1993)

    Janet Jackson sits passenger side with Tupac Shakur driving.

    13. Booty Call (1997)

    Actress Vivica A. Fox wears a purple robe and looks shocked next to actres Tamala Jones who is also wearing a white robe.

    14. B.A.P.S. (1997)

    Actress Halle Berry wears a blonde wig and looks stunned at the camera.

    15. The Wood (1999)

    Actress Malinda Williams looks at a man whose back is to the screen. She looks concerned.