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Kung fu references crop up a lot in black culture from Jim Kelly in Enter the Dragon and Wesley Snipes' Blade films to hip-hop artists like Wu-Tang Clan. This translates to the UK too. Josh Toussaint-Strauss watched a lot of martial arts growing up and found that his family and friends all wanted to kick arse like Bruce Lee. So why do so many black people love Kung-Fu? Josh investigates. Subscribe to The Guardian on YouTube ► Support the Guardian ► Today in Focus podcast ► Sign up for the Guardian documentaries newsletter ► The Guardian ► The Guardian YouTube network: Guardian News ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian Sport ► Guardian Culture ► Sources Why Bruce Lee and kung fu films hit home with black audiences ► The Legend of RZA and The Last Airbender ► How Bruce Lee Used Kung Fu to Beat Bigotry ► Black Audiences, Blaxploitation and Kung Fu Films, and Challenges to White Celluloid Masculinity ► From Kung Fu to Hip Hop: Globalization, Revolution, and Popular Culture ► Kung Fu Cultural Revolution and Japanese Imperialism ► Why kung fu films have endured in Africa ► Don Cheadle on Kendrick Lamar’s “Kung Fu Kenny” Moniker ► The Story Behind The Get Down’s Kung Fu Connection ► Run Run Shaw and the Impact of Kung Fu Movies on Black America ► Celestial Pictures Shaw Brothers Universe ► The Shaws Shown on TV's Black Belt Theater DVD List ► #blackhistorymonth #kungfu #blackculture
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